Alleghany County, VA Fatal Car Wreck, Oct 2014

Fatal accident in Alleghany County

Virginia State Police are looking into a fatal accident that took place on Route 159.

It occurred just before 4:00 p.m. on Saturday in Alleghany County.

Justice Woods of Gap Mills, West Virginia, age 18, was heading northbound on Route 159 when he crossed the center line and hit another vehicle head-on.

Woods was wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash, but was pronounced dead shortly after being taken to Lewis-Gale Alleghany Regional Hospital.

The driver of the other vehicle, Elizabeth Sales, age 54, of Gap Mills, West Virginia was transported to Lewis-Gale Alleghany Regional Hospital.

The two passengers in Sales' vehicle were airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Their names are not available.

Oct 25, 2014