July 21, 2023
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police have identified and charged a suspect in relation to a fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of Robious Road and Woodmont Drive on April 16.
At about 7:53 p.m. on April 16, police said a 1995 Nissan Frontier was turning left from Robious Road onto Woodmont Drive when it was struck by a 2016 Hyundai Sonata that was traveling west on Robious Road. The drivers of both vehicles were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries. On April 18, 2023, John M. Wilson, 56, died as a result of his injuries. Wilson, of the 2000 block of Woodmont Drive, was the driver of the Nissan Frontier.
On July 17, a Chesterfield Grand Jury indicted Robert T. Braithwaite for Manslaughter and DUI Manslaughter. On Jul 21, Braithwaite, of the 1900 Block of Denton Drive, was arrested without incident and transported to the Chesterfield County jail where he is being held on a secured bond.
Anyone with any information about this crash should contact police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.