Sept. 6, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the 7100 block of Woodpecker Road at about 6:45 a.m. today.
Police said a 2018 Volkswagen Beetle was traveling west on Woodpecker Road when it crossed into the eastbound travel lane and struck a 2015 GMC Sierra pick-up truck head on. The driver of the Volkswagen, Melissa D. Edmondson, 39, was transported to an area hospital, where she died as a result of her injuries. The driver of the truck was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.
At this point, the investigation indicates that Edmondson, of the 17200 block of Ivory Bill Lane in Chesterfield, was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.