3 killed, 4 hurt in accident on I-95 in Sussex County

(Photo courtesy of Virginia State Police)

SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Three people were killed in a single-vehicle accident on I-95, Thursday morning.

According to Virginia State Police, a 2009 Dodge Caravan was traveling south on I-95, south of Route 301, when the driver ran off the road and struck a tree.

The driver of the van, Olga Mondragon Briones, her passenger Elizabeth Sanchez, and a three-year-old boy all died on impact. One 12-year-old boy was flown to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Three other children, ages 3, 8 and 12, were taken to Medical College of Virginia with injuries considered not life-threatening.

The accident remains under investigation.

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