Chesterfield woman dies in vehicle crash

Chesterfield County

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Chesterfield woman died after a head-on collision Friday morning.

Authorities said the crash happened at 6:45 a.m. at the 7100 block of Woodpecker Road.

The crash happened when a 2018 Volkswagon Beetle was traveling west on Woodpecker Road and crossed into the eastbound lane and stuck a 2015 GMC Sierra pickup truck.

Authorities said they transported 39-year-old Melissa D. Edmondson with life-threatening injuries to the hospital. The driver of the truck suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Edmondson died at the hospital. Authorities said the Chesterfield woman was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

Woodpecker Road remains closed from Sandy Ford to Rhodes Lane. Drivers should use alternate routes.

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