Virginia driver seriously injured after head-on collision with tractor-trailer

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Virginia State Police Trooper C. Cortese is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Orange County. The crash occurred Wednesday (June 17, 2020) at 3:20 a.m. on Route 20 (Constitution Highway) at 1 tenth of a mile south of Route 742 (Strawberry Hill Road). Photo: VSP

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The 42-year-old driver of a Chevrolet Suburban is in serious condition following a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer in Orange County.

State troopers were called to Route 20 (Constitution Highway) near Strawberry Hill Road for a two-vehicle crash with serious injuries around 3:20 a.m. Wednesday. Troopers say the Chevrolet Suburban was traveling south on Route 20 when the vehicle crossed into the opposite lane and struck a tractor-trailer traveling northbound.

The impact caused the tractor-trailer to run off the road. The driver was properly restrained and uninjured in the crash.

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The driver of the Chevrolet, Omari R. Grey, 42, of Orange, suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to VCU Medical Center. Grey was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash caused SR.20 to be closed for hours, VSP added.

An investigation is ongoing.

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