Sunday, December 4, 2022

Police Respond to Fatal Crash Near Richmond Road

(Courtesy of James City County Police Department)

JAMES CITY COUNTY — James City County Police (JCCPD) and Fire Departments responded to a fatal traffic crash Thursday morning on Richmond Road.

Responders were called at approximately 6:48 a.m. to the scene involving a 1998 Buick and a 2015 Toyota. 

According to JCCPD, the 1998 Buick was turning left from Bush Springs Road onto westbound Richmond Road when the collision occurred with a vehicle traveling eastbound on Richmond Road.

Police said that the driver of the Buick, identified as 69-year-old James City County resident Gerry Lewis, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

According to JCCPD, the eastbound lanes of Richmond Road were closed for approximately two hours while the investigation took place.

The driver of the Toyota was not injured, and the crash remains under investigation.

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