Afton / Lovingston
Nelson County, VA
NCL received the following release Tuesday morning regarding the fatal motorcycle accident last month at the intersection of Route 151 and Tanbark Drive in Afton.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:August 7, 2012
RE:charges filed in July 22nd traffic fatality in Afton
FROM:ANTHONY MARTIN, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
Virginia State Police have charged a 17-year old juvenile from West Virginia with two charges: reckless driving (failing to yield the right-of-way) and failing to obey a highway sign.
The charges stemmed from a traffic accident that occurred on July 22, 2012 in Afton at the intersection of Route 151 and Tanbark drive in Afton. The accident claimed the life of two people from Rhode Island, a husband and wife, who were on a motorcycle when struck by the car driven by the juvenile.
A trial date in the Nelson County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District court is pending.