Charlottesville, VA (October 10, 2020) – Charlottesville police are investigating a fatal traffic accident that took the lives of two individuals on a roadway in Charlottesville this morning.
The crash occurred just before 4:00 a.m this morning, Saturday, October 10 on 5th Street Southwest when a vehicle crashed for reasons still under local law enforcement investigation.
Two people were pronounced deceased at the crash scene by medical professionals, and one other was transported by ambulance to UVA Medical Center in critical condition.
No one involved in the collision has been publicly identified at this time.
Both sides of 5th Street were closed between Cherry and Bailey. Authorities stated that an extended closure was likely to result from the incident and urged travelers to avoid the area if at all possible.
No further information is currently available.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
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Fatal Car Accidents in Virginia
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