Sunday crash in Campbell County leaves teen seriously injured, State Police say

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A teenage girl was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after her vehicle ran off the road in Campbell County, Virginia State Police say.

According to officials, state troopers were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash in Campbell County at approximately 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1.

Police say a 1997 Jeep Cherokee was traveling east on Route 460 when it ran off the right side of the highway and hit an embankment approximately 500 feet east of Drinkard Road.

Authorities say the 17-year-old girl driving the vehicle was brought to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

According to Virginia State Police, the driver was wearing a seatbelt and speed was not a factor in the crash, which is still under investigation.

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