Updated 12:30 PM EDT to correct last name of victim
The Nelson County Sheriffs department tells us 43-year-old Richard
Bivens Evans of Shipman died in this morning’s wreck near Oak Ridge. Next of kin have been notified.
Three other people are being treated for injuries; one of them is in very critical condition.
Updated 9:00 AM EDT
NCL Web Edition is following the events at this hour concerning a head on collision in Eastern Nelson County, Virginia on Oak Ridge Road. Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks tells NCL that one person is confirmed dead at the accident scene and others are injured. They are currently being transported to area hospitals in Charlottesville. “The accident happened around 8 AM this morning. If you are familiar with where the entrance to Camp Jeep was last year, it’s very near that area,” says Sheriff Brooks.
The road in that area is shut down as rescue teams and law enforcement work the scene.
We will post additional details as we have them.