One Dead, One Injured In Route 288 Crash - ABC 8NEWS - WRIC | Richmond, Virginia News & Weather

One Dead, One Injured In Route 288 Crash

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UPDATE: One lane of northbound 288 has reopened. Expect major delays in the area.

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A woman is dead and another seriously injured after a wrong-way crash on Route 288 in Chesterfield Friday afternoon.

The crash happened at 12:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the Chester Road exit. State Police officials said a tow truck heading south crossed over the grassy median and slammed into a northbound SUV.

The female driver of the northbound SUV died at the scene. The tow truck driver was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

It is unclear what caused the tow truck to cross the median.

The crash remains under investigation. Stay with 8News for updates.

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