GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — One man is dead and a woman is in serious condition after a three-vehicle crash in Gloucester County Sunday afternoon, police say.
Virginia State Police responded to the crash scene around 12:20 p.m. on Route 17/George Washington Memorial Highway at the intersection of Woods Cross Road.
After a preliminary investigation, it was revealed that George E. Asbell, the driver of a 2019 Nissan sedan, was traveling east on Davenport Road. After failing to yield at the intersection, police say he struck a motorcyclist traveling northbound, police said. The motorcyclist then hit a 2013 Chevrolet sedan that was stopped at a stop sign.
The driver of the motorcycle, and his passenger, were thrown from the vehicle, and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The two on the motorcycle were identified as 68-year-old Jack John Russo, Jr. and 56-year-old Angela Marie Russo, officials said. Jack was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The two are related.
The driver of the sedan stopped at the stop sign did not suffer injuries.
Asbell, of Gloucester, was charged with reckless driving at the scene, police said. Speed nor alcohol were contributing factors in the crash, police said.
This is an ongoing investigation.
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