July 28, 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the 7500 block of Hopkins Road on Thursday, July 28, 2022.
Police were called to the scene of a robbery that occurred in the 3700 block of Meadowdale Boulevard at 6:59 p.m. The victim of the robbery was assaulted with a firearm and the suspect fled the scene in the victim's red Dodge truck. Officers located the stolen truck, but the suspect driver refused to stop. While traveling on Hopkins Road, the suspect driver crossed the double yellow line in an attempt to elude officers and struck a silver sedan traveling in the opposite direction. The suspect driver then fled on foot but was apprehended a short time later.
The driver of the silver sedan was pronounced dead at the crash scene and a passenger in the sedan was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The name of the driver of the sedan is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.