Franklin County, VA (May 7, 2023) – A 15-year-old has died as a result of a bicycle accident that took place in Franklin County on Thursday, May 4.
At around 10:10 p.m., the police and firefighters were called to the scene of a crash on Route 220.
Reports show that a 15-year-old was riding a bicycle on Route 220, just one-tenth of a mile north of Route 1619, during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, they were struck by a 2005 Honda Accord, which was traveling southbound on the roadway.
The bicyclist suffered severe injuries as a result of the crash. That the victim was pronounced deceased as a result of their injuries while at the scene.
The driver of the Honda was not injured in the accident. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our condolences are with the family of the teen who lost their life in this accident.