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Posted on: May 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Police Respond to Fatal Traffic Crash

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On May 21 at approximately 4:41 p.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments responded to a crash involving a 2018 Hyundai and a 2020 Volvo at the intersection of Greensprings Road and The Maine.  The Hyundai was traveling east on The Maine when it crossed in front of the Volvo, which was traveling north on Greensprings Road.

The passenger of the Hyundai, Sharon Russell (59-year-old of Newport News), was transported to Williamsburg Regional Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the Hyundai as well as a rear passenger of the Volvo were transported to the Riverside Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. An additional rear passenger of the Volvo was transported to Williamsburg Regional Hospital with non-life-threating injuries.

Greensprings Road was blocked for several hours while the investigation took place.

The crash remains under investigation.  

Media Contact:
Monique Myers, Lieutenant
757-592-8556; monique.myers@jamescitycountyva.gov 

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