Woman charged with reckless driving after 4-vehicle crash in Richmond


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A woman has been charged with reckless driving after causing a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 195 that caused a backup in the City of Richmond on Wednesday. 

According to VDOT, a crash involving multiple vehicles on I-195 closed the northbound left lane, left shoulder and center lane at mile marker 2.1.

Virginia State Police told 8News that a preliminary investigation revealed that a sedan traveling north lost control and struck another car in the center lane. The collision caused the sedan to hit the jersey wall and hit two other vehicles. 

Police said the crash caused one of the four vehicles, an SUV, to overturn. The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. State Police said no other injuries were reported and that all the people involved were wearing their seat belts.  

The woman driving the sedan, who police did not identify, was charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control. 

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