Advertisement

UPDATE: Six people taken to hospital after wreck on Route 460 in Campbell County

(WDBJ)
Published: Jul. 11, 2016 at 2:42 PM EDT
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn
UPDATE: 5:09 P.M.

Six people were taken to a Lynchburg hospital, following an accident on Route 460 in Campbell County Monday afternoon.

All six of the injured were riding in a van owned by Fox Hill Road Baptist Church out of Newport News, Virginia according to Virginia State Police.

Officers say a flat-bed truck operated by Jonathan Elliott of Lynchburg hit the church van and caused it to cross from the eastbound lanes into the westbound lanes of Route 460, where it hit a tractor-trailer owned by Advanced Auto Parts. The accident happened at the intersection of Route 460 and Pleasant Valley Road, less than a mile from the Lynchburg City Limits.

The driver of the church van, Travis Wash, and five children were taken to a hospital with minor to serious injures. Everyone is expected to survive, according to police.

Troopers are still investigating to determine whether anyone will be charged as a result of the accident.

ORIGINAL STORY:

An accident is blocking Route 460 West at Pleasant Valley Road in Campbell County.

The accident involves a van and a tractor-trailer. An officer on-scene says no one died in the accident, but several people were taken to local hospitals. Children were in the van, but it's not clear how many.

The accident is about one mile east of Route 29 in Lynchburg.

Eastbound and westbound traffic is down to one lane at Pleasant Valley Road.

The Van involved in ax is owned by Fox Hill Road Baptist Church in Newport News.

WDBJ7’s Tim Saunders is at the scene.

Check back soon for more updates.

Latest News

Latest News