Boy killed, 3 injured in car crash

May 31, 2024 | by

A 10-year-old boy was killed and 3 juveniles were injured when the 16-year-old driver ran off the road and into a fence on the 2800 bock of Hey Road this morning.

From the RPD:

The Richmond Police Department Crash Team is investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that occurred on Hey Road.

At approximately 8:09 a.m., officers were called to the 2800 block of Hey Road for the report of a single-vehicle crash in the westbound lane. An SUV left the roadway and crashed into a fence, causing the vehicle to overturn.

All individuals within the SUV, a 16-year-old driver and three juvenile passengers, were injured and transported to a local hospital for treatment. One of the passengers, a 10-year-old male, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital and another passenger sustained an injury that is considered life-threatening. The other two juveniles have since been released from the hospital.

The RPD Crash Team responded to the scene and the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact RPD Crash Team Detective K. Quinn at (804) 646-6190, Sergeant W. Kress at (804) 646-0280, or call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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