BY SCOTT SHENK
A late Wednesday night pile-up on Interstate 95 that left a Spotsylvania male passed was followed by another pile-up about 8 hours after in Orange County Thursday morning that killed dual Orange County residents.
Virginia State Police pronounced a Orange County pile-up happened shortly after 7 a.m. when a southbound 1998 Lincoln Town Car crossed a core line on a two-lane highway while rounding a curve.
The automobile strike a side of a 1997 Jeep Cherokee, promulgation it overturning off of a highway before it landed upright.
The Lincoln continued south in a northbound line and ran head-on into a 1995 Pontiac Bonneville.
The drivers of a Lincoln, 20-year-old Danielle Cloinger, and a Bonneville, 54-year-old Archie W. Clements III, died during a scene, pronounced state military Sgt. Les Tyler.
He pronounced Cloinger was wearing her reserve belt, though Clements was not.
The Cherokee driver, 64-year-old Kenneth Foster of Unionville, was treated during a scene.
“Speed appears to be a categorical contributing factor,” pronounced Tyler. The posted speed extent where a pile-up happened is 55 mph.
Trooper W. G. Rorrer is doing a investigation. The state military pile-up reformation team, a city of Orange military and a Virginia Department of Transportation helped during a scene.
Speed and ethanol seemed to play a purpose in a I-95 pile-up that left 27-year-old Spotsylvania proprietor Jermon Rochaud Howard dead, Tyler said.
The pile-up happened during about 11 p.m. on southbound I-95 nearby a Fall Hill Avenue overpass overpass.
Tyler pronounced a 1995 Mercury Grand Marquis driven by Howard ran off a right side of a interstate, strike a ensure rail and overturned, partially ejecting a man, who died during a scene. He wasn’t wearing his reserve belt.
A passenger, who also hadn’t buckled up, was harmed in a crash. Dyson R. Williams, 19, was taken to Mary Washington Hospital for his injuries, pronounced Tyler, who had no information on a teen’s chateau or how critical his injuries were.
Those dual lethal crashes got things off to a bad start as several other area accidents along I-95 done for a undiluted Thursday.
A box-truck pile-up that happened around 9 a.m. nearby mile pen 113 on southbound Interstate 95 in Caroline County caused line closures and backups into a afternoon.
Two group were harmed in a crash, pronounced state military Sgt. Thomas Molnar. One man, a 34-year-old driver, suffered serious, non-life melancholy injuries. He was flown to Mary Washington Hospital. A passenger, a 41-year-old man, suffered teenager injuries and was taken to VCU Medical Center. Both group were wearing their reserve belts.
Later in a afternoon, dual other crashes tied adult trade on I-95 and U.S. 1 in a Massaponax and Falmouth areas, causing backups during one indicate of 12 miles.
Scott Shenk: 540/374-5436