VSP investigating serious crash in Rockingham County

All occupants of the vehicle were flown to UVA Medical Center for treatment.
All occupants of the vehicle were flown to UVA Medical Center for treatment.(Elkton Volunteer Fire Company)
Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 5:03 PM EDT
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ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Rockingham County. The crash occurred Monday, July 4 at 2:05 p.m. along the 1900 block of Rinacas Corner Road.

A 2006 Mazda 6 was traveling east on Rinacas Corner Rd. when it ran off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, crossed a solid centerline, ran off the left side of the roadway, ran into an embankment, and overturned.

The driver of the Mazda, a 28-year-old female of Elkton, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. She suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and was flown to UVA Medical Center for treatment.

A passenger in the Mazda, a 32-year-old female of Harrisonburg, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. She suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and was flown to UVA Medical Center for treatment.

A second passenger in the Mazda, a 37-year-old female of Elkton, suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. She was flown to UVA Medical Center for treatment. She was wearing a seatbelt.

No charges have been placed at this time. The crash remains under investigation.

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