Reckless Driving Crash in Chesterfield County, Virginia
A man has been charged with reckless driving following an accident in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Robert M. Krill was charged with reckless driving after running a rented U-Haul truck into a vehicle stationed on the shoulder of Interstate 95, killing one man and shutting down I-95 southbound for hours.
Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 95 southbound at mile marker 64 in Chesterfield County, VA.
Steven Ridley, 35, of Richmond, VA had stopped his 2010 Chrysler 300 M on the right shoulder of the interstate and activated his hazard lights. He was in the process of changing a flat tire. Krill’s U-Haul truck ran off the right side of the interstate, hitting both Ridley and the Chrysler.
Ridley died at the scene. His 14-year-old son was also outside of the vehicle helping his father change the tire. He was uninjured. Ridley’s daughter was seated in the front passenger seat at the time of the accident and suffered minor injuries.
Krill was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries.
The Virginia State Police say the investigation is ongoing. They are working with the Chesterfield County Commonwealth’s Attorney to determine if they will press further charges against Krill.
Robert M. Krill is charged with reckless driving in Chesterfield County, Virginia.