Friday, July 26, 2013

Chamberlayne Avenue Crash Update

The Richmond Police Department’s Crash Team is investigating a crash between a truck and two pedestrians and determined no charges will be filed against the driver.

At approximately 9:46 a.m. today, officers were called to the 4900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue near the intersection of Watkins Street for a report of two juveniles who had been struck by a vehicle.

When officers arrived, they found two 10-year-old boys who had been injured. They were taken VCU Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

After further investigation, detectives determined the boys had been riding a single bicycle that pulled into the path of the truck and was struck. No charges will be filed against the truck driver in connection with the crash.

This investigation remains ongoing.

Detectives still ask anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.