Driver killed after veering into oncoming traffic in Hanover

Hanover County

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office was called to a crash on Mountain Road at around 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

The driver of a 2010 Subaru, identified by police as Thomas Russell Childrey, 31, of Richmond, rear-ended a 2013 Kia. Both cars were traveling east at the time of the accident.

The Subaru then veered into the westbound lane, colliding head-on with a Ford Truck, killing Childrey.

There were no other passengers in the car with Childrey. The other drivers were transported to the hospital, but are expected to recover.

According to the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, an investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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