BRUNSWICK COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Two people are dead and another two are fighting for their life in the hospital after a single-vehicle crash on Governor Harrison Parkway in Brunswick County.
According to Virginia State Police, a driver and three passengers were traveling east in a 2012 Lincoln Navigator around 7 a.m. on Monday. The driver was speeding and drove off the road. The Navigator hit a tree and the impact caused it to catch fire.
The male driver and male front seat passenger both died up on impact. Police identified the driver as 31-year-old Jerome Miller of Bronx, New York and the front seat passenger as 50-year-old Twanna Sharpe of Kennersville, North Carolina.
The two people in the backseat, a 19-year-old woman and 16-year-old boy were taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. The woman was taken to VCU Hospital in South Hill and the teen was taken to VCU Hospital in Richmond.
State police said in an update on Tuesday that the teen’s injuries were still considered life-threatening.
As of 3 p.m., police had not identified next of kin.