59-year-old man dies after head-on collision with tractor trailer

Posted at 11:18 PM, Mar 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-14 23:18:32-04

Sussex County, Va. – A 59-year-old man is dead after crashing head on into a tractor trailer on Friday afternoon.

State Police say they were called out to the scene on Route 40 eastbound just west of Nottoway River Bridge at around 2 p.m.

They say a 1994 Toyota Corolla was going westbound on Route 40 and went into the eastbound lane into oncoming traffic. They say the car hit a 2005 International Tractor Trailer head on.

The tractor trailer ran off the road and overturned. The man who was driving the Corolla died at the scene.

The truck driver suffered minor injuries.

Police are still trying to notify the family.