VA Beach Auto Accident Attorney Report – One Killed, Three Injured in Albemarle County, VA Crash

By John Cooper, Virginia Beach Car Accident Injury Lawyer

Accidents in which cars are rear-ended are among the most common crashes we see as experienced Virginia Beach, VA, car accident injury lawyers.

They can also be deadly. Police have been investigating an accident on Interstate 64 in Albemarle County, Virginia, that killed one person and injured three others, NBC29 reported.

The crash occurred at about 9:45 p.m. on May 10, 2012, involved two vehicles near the Keswick exit of the I-64.

 

“A 1995 Lincoln Town Car was traveling west on I-64 when it rear-ended a 2000 Subaru Outback. The impact caused the Subaru to run off the right side of the road, strike the guardrail and overturn onto its roof,” Virginia state police said in a press release.

Four patients were transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center for treatment for their injuries.  The driver of the Subaru, John A. Woodworth, 70, of Afton, Va., and his wife, and two other passengers were all transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. One of the passengers, Peter H. David, 70, of Washington, DC, died at the hospital.

The 25-year-old driver of the Lincoln town car was not injured. He was later charged with reckless driving, according to state police.

As Virginia Beach auto wreck accident attorneys we see numerous accidents in which a momentary lapse of attention has led to serious and sometimes fatal results.

Our thoughts are with the family of the victim and we hope the other people who were injured in this wreck make a complete recovery. If you were injured when you are rear-ended by another driver you have a case to make a claim and should consider talking to an experienced VA Beach serious injury lawyer.

See this information on what to do after an auto accident.

The Virginia Beach and Norfolk, VA personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles car, truck, and motorcycle injuries as well as brain injury, wrongful death, railroad workers’ injuries (FELA) mesothelioma and medical malpractice cases.
John Cooper grew up and was educated in Virginia Beach and handles many cases from the city. John Cooper and his partner Jim Hurley have more than 40 years of combined experience in handling personal injury claims.
John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010 and has been a member since 2011 of the Multimillion dollar Advocates Roundtable. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News and throughout Virginia as well as in north eastern North Carolina. We always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 309-4711 or make an appointment to visit our Virginia Beach office at 4445 Corporation Lane, Suite #187, Virginia Beach, VA, 23462. For a free consultation with a specialized Norfolk or Virginia Beach, VA personal injury lawyer contact us through this website.

About Cooper Hurley Law

Experienced personal injury attorneys John Cooper and Jim Hurley are the partners of the Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers. They are joined by attorneys Griff O'Hanlon and Bill O'Mara. The firm has a main office in Norfolk and client meeting locations in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk, Hampton, Portsmouth and the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Cooper Hurley works with clients who have been injured in car, truck and motorcycle accidents, those who have lost a loved one in a wrongful death, and people hurt at businesses and by dangerous products.
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