Elderly Virginia Woman Died in a Three Vehicle Hit-and-Run Crash

April 20, 2017 | Product Liability

A hit-and-run driver has been arrested for a car crash that killed an 81-year-old woman Virginia woman.

According to Virginia State Police, the woman was traveling westbound in a 1996 Ford Ranger when a 2015 Chrysler 300 traveling eastbound veered into the westbound traffic and sideswiped the Ranger, as well as a 1998 Lincoln Town Car. The Town Car spun out of control and came to a rest in the roadway. The driver of the Chrysler drove into a ditch and then fled on foot. The elderly woman was taken to an area hospital where she later died as a result of her injuries.

The negligent driver admitted himself to the hospital the next morning with serious injuries. Police later learned that he was the driver that caused the crash, and had signed for the Chrysler, a rental car. The investigation is still ongoing. There have been no reports as to whether the driver was distracted, driving under the influence, or what may have led him to veer into the westbound lane.

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