Chesterfield County- The driver that struck two State Police cars Saturday afternoon (May 16th) has been identified. The crash occurred at 5:40 p.m., I-95 southbound 1 mile south of Wood Edge exit in Chesterfield County.
The Sergeant’s investigation revealed that two State Police cars were stopped on the left shoulder with their emergency equipment activated assisting a disabled motorist when a 2008 Ford Escape ran off the road onto the left shoulder striking the barrier wall then striking both State Police vehicles. The Ford came to rest on the barrier wall.
The driver of the 2008 Ford Escape, David Robinson, Jr., 28, of Richmond and three passengers, ages 4, 8 & 9 were transported to MCV with non-life threatening injuries.
He was not wearing a seatbelt. He has been charged with Reckless Driving, Drive While Suspended (8th Offense), Fail To Move Over, Fail to Wear a Seatbelt and No Child Restraint (2 Charges).
The Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team is assisting with the crash, which remains under investigation.
Sergeant Stephan M. Vick, spokesman for the Virginia State Police reminds motorists “to please Move-Over and give emergency personnel the space they need, it’s the law.”