Driver injured after four-vehicle crash involving dump truck in York County

Posted at 3:39 PM, Nov 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-30 11:05:25-05

YORK Co., Va. – One of four drivers was injured after a crash involving a dump truck in York County Thursday afternoon.

Virginia State Police say the crash happened on Old Williamsburg Road at Goosley Road at 1:21 p.m. The Virginia State Police Reconstruction Team was assisting the lead investigating Trooper along with the motor carrier.

Authorities said of the four drivers involved, James Steven suffered major injuries. He was taken to a local hospital.

After an investigation State Police said the driver of a 2016 Jeep SUV, Tim Ellis, was traveling in the eastbound lanes of Route 238, crossed the solid line into the the westbound lanes striking a 2007 Mack dump truck and a 2010 Chrysler Sebring.

When they crashed, the Jeep overturned and struck another vehicle, a 2018 Chrysler minivan.

Upon striking the dump truck, the dump truck driver lost control, ran off the road and overturned spilling its fully loaded cargo of sand.

Police said Tim Ellis was charged with reckless driving.

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