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Nelson : Woods Mill : Crews Work Major Auto Accident Late Mon Night On US 29 – Updated 10.17.18 – 3:59 PM

[ 0 ] October 16, 2018 |

One juvenile and was flown out and two others were transported by ambulance from the scene of this crash late Monday night on Route US 29 near River Road in Woods Mill of Nelson County. October 15, 2018

Woods Mill
US 29 Near Route 6 West River Road
Nelson County, Virginia

Here’s a verbatim updated VSP sent us late Wednesday afternoon:

Virginia State Police Trooper T.A. Hackenbracht is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred at 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2018 on Route 29 approximately a half mile north of Route 6/River Road.

A 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling south on Route 29 when the drive lost control. The vehicle spun around and ran off the left side of the highway. It overturned through the median and came to rest upside down in the northbound lanes of Route 29.

The driver, Jessica E. Williams, 32, of Concord, Va., was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries. She was wearing a seat belt.

Three juvenile passengers were transported to UVA Hospital in Charlottesville for treatment. A 9-year-old male passenger was not wearing a seat belt and suffered serious injuries. An 11-year-old female passenger was wearing a seat belt and suffered minor injuries. A 3-year-old male was secured in child safety seat and suffered minor injuries.

Williams was charged for failing to maintain control and stay in the travel lane (Code of Virginia 46.2-804)

Corinne N. Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police”

Original post:
Numerous emergency crews from across the county responded to a major auto accident late Monday night along US 29 in Nelson County.

“A total of 4 patients were transported to UVa, one by the Pegasus medical helicopter. One patient had to be removed from the vehicle using hydraulic tools.

We had crews on scene from Wintergreen Fire and Rescue, Nelson EMS, Faber Fire, Lovingston Fire, Rockfish Fire and Rescue and Roseland Rescue, in addition to assistance from Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and Virgina State Police,” Captain Jason Pugh with Wintergreen Fire and Rescue tells us.

Verbatim press release from Virginia State Police (preliminary)

“At 10:30 p.m. Monday (Oct. 16), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. A Chevrolet Tahoe traveling north on Route 29 overturned near River Road. There were three juveniles in the vehicle. One was flown and two were transported by ambulance to UVA Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation.

Corinne N. Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police”

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