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York County, VA – Major Collision at Merrimac Trail & Armstrong Dr

York County, VA (January 17, 2021) –  One man was severely injured after he hit a Department of Transportation sign repair truck on a roadway in York County. 

The 18-year-old male, identified as Sterling Piggot of Williamsburg, sustained life-threatening injuries in the traffic accident that occurred on Tuesday, January 12, at approximately 8:30 a.m. The accident took place at the intersection of Merrimac Trail and Armstrong Drive. 

Piggot was driving a Chevrolet Blazer and drifted into the westbound lanes of Merrimac Trail. He then collided with the VDOT truck head-on. The force of the impact forced the truck into a ditch where it landed on its roof. 

Piggot is currently facing charges including reckless driving and failure to maintain proper control of a vehicle. The sign repair truck’s driver was identified as Douglas Wittekind, aged 66, a Newport News resident. 

Wittekind was transported via ambulance to Riverside Regional Hospital with serious, yet non-life-threatening injuries. Piggot required a life flight to Norfolk Sentara Hospital. Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.

Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this injury accident. 

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York County, VA - Major Collision at Merrimac Trail & Armstrong DrThousands of individuals are injured in auto accidents in the state of Virginia each and every year. On average, approximately 65,000 people sustain injuries in Virginia auto accidents annually. Unfortunately, most of the traffic collisions in Virginia are caused by negligence. Approximately 37% are caused by speeding, and another 30% are caused by driver intoxication, which are both dangerous forms of driver negligence. 

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