VSP: Person killed trying to cross I-95 in Richmond


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A driver died after a two-car crash on I-95 north in Richmond early Sunday morning.

Virginia State Police responded to the crash just before 2:30 a.m. Sunday near the Arthur Ashe Boulevard exit.

Troopers said the driver of a Honda sedan crashed into the jersey walls on both sides of the interstate. The driver then reportedly got out of their car and attempted to cross the highway.

While in the road, VSP said the driver was struck by a Nissan sedan traveling in the middle lane of I-95 northbound.

The person attempting to cross the interstate died at the scene, while the second driver involved was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

The Virginia Department of Transportation said all northbound lanes of I-95 are closed following the crash.

The fatal crash is under investigation. The name of the victim has not been released.

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