UPDATE: Police have released the name of the Richmond man killed in the June 16 Interstate 95 crash in Chesterfield County.
35-year-old Steven Ridley of Richmond was killed at the scene of the accident, and his 9-year-old daughter was injured and treated at the VCU Medical Center. Ridley's son was helping his father change a flat tire on their car at time of the accident, but was uninjured. The driver of the Uhaul truck which crashed into Ridley's car, 62-year-old Robert M. Krill, has been charged with reckless driving. Read the following release from Virginia State Police to learn more:
CHESTERFIELD, VA— All lanes of I-95 south are closed at Willis Rd. following a fatal accident involving a U-Haul.
Police said the driver of a passenger vehicle was killed after his car was struck by a U-Haul after its driver lost control.
The driver of a passenger vehicle was changing the car's tire, when the vehicle was struck, according to police.
The driver of the passenger vehicle, a male, died at the scene, according to police.
Two children with the passenger vehicle were also involved in the wreck, police said.
A female child, inside the car, suffered minor injuries and was taken to VCU Medical Center, according to police. A male child, helping change the tire outside of the vehicle, was not injured in the wreck.
The driver of the U-Haul was taken to VCU Medical Center with serious, non-life threatening injuries, according to police.
The names of those involved in the accident have not been released.
The accident happened just after 3:15 p.m. Saturday, police said.
A detour around the wreck has been established and continues to be updated as police investigate and crews clear the scene. Drivers should take Willis Road (exit 64), to avoid the wreck.
Drivers should expect major delays. The I-95 south closure is expected to continue through 7:30 p.m.
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