VSP investigating fatal auto-pedestrian accident in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – State Police are investigating a fatal accident that involved a pedestrian and a vehicle on April 22.

The accident occurred at 12:28 a.m. on westbound route 227 on Old Virginia Road. Police say a 1991 Mazda was traveling westbound on Old Virginia Road when the driver struck a pedestrian that was lying in the west bound lanes. The pedestrian, 39-year-old Daniel Blake Brinkley, was taken to Walter Reed Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The proper notifications have been made to family member of Brinkley.

The driver of the accident was not charged in this accident.

Police believe alcohol was a factor in this accident.

Stay tuned to WAVY.com for developments.

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