Sept. 14, 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police have arrested a suspect in relation to a fatal crash that occurred in the 5200 block of Iron Bridge Road on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022.
Police said a 1997 Ford Escort was attempting to turn left into a driveway when it was struck by 2019 Mercedes Benz that was traveling west at a high rate of speed. The driver and sole occupant of the Escort, identified as Jennifer M. Candido, 57, of the 5200 block of Iron Bridge Road, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
After investigation, police obtained warrants for the driver of the Mercedes Benz, identified as Christopher M. Johnson, 36, for felony reckless driving and felony driving after revocation of license in relation to the crash. Johnson, of the 6800 block of Kingsland Creek Drive, was arrested on Wednesday, Sept. 14, and is currently being held without bond at the Chesterfield County Jail.
Anyone with information about the crash should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.
Photo: Christopher M. Johnson