Sept. 10, 2018
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred near the intersection of West Huguenot Road, Cranbeck Road and Big Oak Lane at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.
Police said a silver Toyota Camry, driven by William J. Perko, 72, was stopped on Big Oak Lane at the traffic signal at West Huguenot Road. The vehicle then slowly rolled across the intersection and struck a light pole on the corner of West Huguenot and Cranbeck roads. Perko, of the 2400 block of Castle Hill Road in Chesterfield, was found unresponsive in the vehicle. He was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
At this point, the investigation indicates that Perko may have been experiencing a medical emergency at the time of the crash.
Police continue their investigation into this crash. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.