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Chesterfield County Virginia - Police Continue to Investigate Single Vehicle Crash 22 May 2022 ( news )
Chesterfield County , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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May 22 , 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY , VA –
Chesterfield County Police continue to investigate a motor vehicle crash that occurred in the 5800 block of Chesterwood Drive at about 8:28 p . m . on Saturday , May 21 , 2022 .
Police said the driver of a 2004 Ford 150 was driving on Chesterwood Drive when they lost control of the vehicle . The vehicle , which was occupied by two individuals , left the right side of the roadway , struck a culvert , and overturned . Both occupants were transported to an area hospital . The driver sustained non - life - threatening injuries . The passenger sustained life threatening injuries during the crash and died this morning . The victim’s information is being withheld pending notification of next of kin .
The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Franklin Chicas - Chavarria of the 4700 block of Cooks Road in Richmond . Chicas - Chavarria has been charged with DUI maiming , reckless driving , and having an open container of alcohol while operating a motor vehicle . Additional charges are pending at this time . Chicas - Chavarria is being held at the Chesterfield County Jail without bond .
Police continue their investigation into this incident . Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804 - 748 - 1251 or Crime Solvers at 804 - 748 - 0660 or through the P3 app .
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