Updated: Car Crosses I-95 Median, N.Y. Woman Killed
– October 8, 2013 7:47 am
Update 12:20 p.m.
A woman from Bronx, N.Y. was killed this morning in a crash on Interstate 95 north.
Here’s more from Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller:
At 5:27 a.m., Tuesday (October 8, 2013), Virginia State Police were called to a multi-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of I-95 at the 135 mile marker in Stafford County.
A 2004 Mercury sedan was traveling south on Interstate 95 when it ran off the left side of the highway. The car crossed through the median, struck an embankment, and continued into the northbound lanes of I-95 where it struck a 2010 Toyota sedan. The Toyota subsequently collided with a northbound 2008 Chevrolet HHR and then a northbound 2013 two-axle box truck.
The driver of the Mercury, Ty Shaun L. Holloway, 20, of Hampton, Va., was transported to Stafford Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. His passenger, Dejonniza Q. White, 20, of Bronx, N.Y., died at the scene.
The driver of the Toyota, David J. Schwartz, 36, of Fredericksburg, Va., was transported to Stafford Hospital and has already been treated and released.
The drivers of the Chevrolet and box truck were not injured in the crash.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Holloway has been charged with reckless driving.
STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. – A fatal crash has involving four cars has led to major backups on Interstate 95 in Stafford County.
The crash happened just before Centreport Parkway in the northbound lanes of the highway. Four cars were involved in the wreck, which remains under investigation.
The name of the crash victim has not been released.
Traffic is backed up to Va. 3 in Fredericksburg, and WTTG-TV reports police have set up orange cones to close a the main travel lanes of I-95 north but drivers are ignoring them. Traffic is getting by on the left shoulder of the highway at the crash scene.
All school buses in Stafford County are delayed this morning due to the crash, said Stafford schools spokeswoman Valerie Cottongim.
Stafford sheriff’s deputies are monitoring traffic at intersections throughout the county this morning, said spokesman Bill Kennedy. U.S. 1 is a bailout route for I-95 drivers.