July 17, 2007
Virginia State Police are investigating an accident in Louisa County that has left two people dead.
Officials say that four people from Harrisonburg were traveling in a van when they crashed head on into a dump truck on West Green Springs Road and Route 15.
Police say two of the victims traveling in the van have died and that the other two victims are in critical condition. The driver of the dump truck, Jerome Booker, sustained no injuries but has been charged with reckless driving and driving without a seatbelt.
All lanes of Route 15 have been closed. Officials say they will try to have one lane open as soon as possible.
Authorities have not yet released the names of any of the victims as they continue to investigate.