Monday, May 3, 2010

Midlothian Turnpike Crash Investigation

Richmond Police are investigating a one vehicle crash that occurred about 2 a.m. in the 3800 block of Midlothian Turnpike.

A car, driven by Michael Anthony Dillard, 28, Richmond, was traveling east bound on Midlothian Turnpike when it wrecked, rolling onto its roof.

Dillard and a passenger, Michael Shantel Baker, 33, Richmond, were transported to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries.

The department’s Crash Team is continuing its investigation.

Speed was a contributing factor.

Midlothian Turnpike was closed for several hours but has now reopened.