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VSP Investing Botetourt County Fatal Crash

 
Botetourt County, VA (May 9, 2024) - Virginia State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash, which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred Thursday, (May 9) at 9:00 a.m. on Route 460, near Healing Springs Road in Botetourt County.

A 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer entering Route 460 from Healing Springs Road, attempted to cross both lanes of travel failing to yield the right-of-way, and was struck by a 2020 Freightliner tractor trailer which was traveling east on Route 460. The tractor trailer then overturned.

The 69-year-old male driver of the Chevrolet was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene. (The next-of-kin has not been notified).

The driver of the Freightliner was not injured.

The Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team and the Motor Carrier Team assisted with the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.
 
 
 

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