PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA (January 31, 2017) – A dump truck was involved in a fatal accident that killed Jessica Velvin on Route 460 near Wagner Road on Tuesday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:44 pm on Tuesday at the intersection of Route 460 and Wagner Road. Two dump trucks were traveling together, and the second dump truck failed to see the light change. The dump truck then struck a vehicle that had the right of way on Wagner Road, before striking two other vehicles.
A 23 year old woman, identified as Jessica Velvin, was tragically killed in the collision. Four other people, including a juvenile, sustained injuries. The dump truck ended up off the road into a nearby swamp as a result of the accident, and the investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm.
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.