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3 people, including child, taken to hospital after wrong-way crash in James City County

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Posted at 11:04 PM, Jul 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-14 23:08:48-04

JAMES CITY Co., Va. - Three people, including a child, were taken to the hospital after a wrong-way crash in James City County Tuesday night.

Just after 9 p.m., officers responded to the 8800 block of Richmond Road after reports of a vehicle that was traveling eastbound in the westbound lane.

A preliminary investigation revealed that this vehicle hit a westbound-traveling vehicle head on.

The driver of the vehicle that was traveling eastbound in the westbound lane was rescued from the vehicle, and a helicopter took that person to VCU Medical Center. The driver's condition is unknown.

Police say a child in that same vehicle was in a car seat and was also taken to VCU Medical Center. Officials say the child had no obvious injuries.

Medics also took a third person to VCU Medical Center.

This crash is still under investigation.

There is no further information.

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