The passenger, Josh Payne, 22-years-old from Troy, VA, died at the scene. The rear passenger, a juvenile, was ejected from the vehicle and transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center in critical condition. No one in the Honda was wearing a seat belt.
Crash – Fatality *ADDITIONAL CHARGES – On July 28th, investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit obtained an additional charge against the driver of the vehicle involved in the fatal crash which occurred in the area of Centreville Rd and Rugby Rd on July 26th. Investigators are requesting anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact police
Two vehicle passengers were declared deceased at the scene. Two additional vehicle occupants, to include the driver, were transported to a local hospital, both with serious injuries.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the occupants of the vehicle had attended an underage drinking party in area.
Both officers were transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The subject driver of the initial traffic stop, John B. St. Pierre, 44, of Vienna, was charged with DWI. Escobari, 23, of Sterling, was also charged with DWI. Neither arrestee required medical attention.
The crash occurred at approximately 4:21 a.m. this morning on I-264 eastbound at Rosemont Road in Virginia Beach. Investigation reveals that the Trooper was in the safety work zone when he was struck in the rear by a 2005 Subaru station wagon.
The driver of the Suburban, Kenneth L. Barber, 60, of Crozet, was later taken to Middle River Regional Jail and charged with two counts of DUI manslaughter