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Virginia motorcycle accident kills 1, injures 2

A tragic wreck in Virginia on Memorial Day weekend has left one driver dead and a passenger injured. At 11:30 a.m. on that Saturday, a 20-year-old female driver of a car pulled onto a road and struck a motorcycle that was traveling west. The 71-year-old male driver of the motorcycle was transported to Lynchburg General where he later died from his injuries caused by the motorcycle accident.

The man's wife, who was a passenger on the motorcycle, suffered serious injuries, including a broken leg. She was also taken to Lynchburg General for treatment. Both husband and wife were thrown from the motorcycle in the accident.

Virginia car accident kills one, leaves one in jail

Two cars collided just after 8 a.m. on May 25, 2015, on a Virginia roadway. The cars were both traveling east at the time of the car accident. The crash happened when one driver tried to make a left turn as another driver was attempting to pass on the left side.

Police report that a 55-year-old man driving a SUV attempted to make a left turn. At that time, a 78-year-old man tried to pass in his car. The two vehicles crashed, and the passing car overturned and landed in a ditch. The 78-year-old male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Virginia man dies in motorcycle accident

One man has died after a crash in Fairfax County, Virginia. The motorcycle accident happened on route 123 just before 3 p.m. on a recent Monday. The investigation is ongoing by the Fairfax County police department.

Two motorcycles were headed south on the roadway when a box truck crossed in their path. The truck was traveling north when the driver attempted a left turn. Reports indicate that the two motorcycles may have been speeding.

Virginia car accident leads to charges

A charge for failure to yield has been given to a driver who was involved in a recent accident on Virginia Route 340. There were two vehicles involved in the accident – a car and a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was traveling southbound on the roadway when a car turned out of a driveway onto the road in his path, causing the car accident.

The 49-year-old driver of the motorcycle hit the rear of the car on the driver's side. That driver was taken to the University of Virginia Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. However, reckless driving charges are pending against this driver.

Virginia Route 670 scene of fatal accident

Virginia roadways can be dangerous when a driver is breaking any law and this is especially true when a driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. A recent fatal accident on a Virginia roadway is a good example of how dangerous the roadways can be in such a case. The accident happened on Route 670 at 4:30 p.m. and there were charges included in this investigation.

This accident happened when the 51-year-old male driver of a pick-up truck that was traveling eastbound crossed the center line and hit a car head on. The car was traveling west on Route 670 at the time of the accident. The 58-year-old male driver of the car, who was wearing a seat belt, died at the scene of the accident.

Virginia car accident kills 2, sends 3 more to hospital

There are many accidents throughout Virginia each month no matter how hard the state tries to create safe travel situations. A recent car accident on a local roadway left two people dead in the aftermath. The accident happened at 3:40 p.m. on a recent Sunday.

The crash happened when a 17-year-old driver of a car hit a pickup truck. There were three other 17-year-old passengers in the car at the time of the accident. One of those teenagers was killed in the accident. The driver of the car was charged with failing to yield the right of way. There is no mention of the driver of the pickup truck and whether he or she received injuries.

Virginia car accident kills 2, injures 1

Virginia roadways can sometimes be confusing and dangerous. An investigation is ongoing concerning a recent car accident where one vehicle was traveling in the wrong direction on an interstate highway. Accidents such as this can happen for a variety of reasons and must be thoroughly investigated.

The April 9 crash occurred on I-395 around 9:59 p.m. and left one injured and two dead. The accident happened in the southbound HOV lanes when one of the vehicles was traveling north -- the wrong direction for that time of day. The SUV traveling north struck another SUV nearly head-on, and then yet another vehicle joined in the crash when the driver could not avoid it.

Virginia car accident leaves 1 dead and 3 injured

Alcohol can be a contributing factor in a motor vehicle accident. In a car accident in which alcohol is involved and people are injured or killed, there are often both civil and criminal charges brought against the person who was driving while under the influence. A recent accident on a Virginia roadway is a good example of a case in which both may be possible.

At 2:31 a.m. Sunday, a passenger car was traveling south on a Virginia Beach roadway when the driver decided to make a left turn. In the process of the turn, another car traveling west struck the turning vehicle. There were four individuals in the car that was turning and two in the oncoming vehicle.

Virginia truck accident leaves 1 dead

Virginia roadways can be dangerous during high traffic times. A recent truck accident in Chesterfield County involving four vehicles endangered the lives of many drivers. The accident included two tractor trailers, a pickup truck and an SUV.

The accident happened in the southbound lanes of Route 288 at approximately 1:07 p.m. on a recent Monday. All southbound lanes and the inside lane of the northbound lane were closed while investigators cleared the crash scene and conducted an investigation. Apparently, the accident occurred when a tractor trailer ran into the back of a pickup truck and pushed it forward.

Truck accident on Virginia 460 leads to reckless driving charge

Crowded Virginia roadways can lead to accidents that cause injuries, especially when one driver is not paying attention. A recent truck accident involving a school bus resulted in criminal charges for the bus driver.  Transporting school children is a substantial responsibility. When a school bus driver makes a mistake, it can be deadly.

Recently, a school bus traveling north on Route 614 crashed into a dump truck on Virginia 460. According to a Virginia State Trooper, the bus veered into the path of the dump truck, and the driver was charged with reckless driving. The crash happened in Nottoway County.