Henrico Police release name of victim in fatal three-vehicle accident on W. Broad Street

Henrico Police release name of victim in fatal three-vehicle accident on W. Broad Street

The deceased has been identified as Richard Whiteside, a 71-year-old male, from Henrico County.

From Henrico Police:

On March 2nd at approximately 9:21 PM, Henrico Police and Fire responded to a three-vehicle accident in the 9800 block of W. Broad Street. A Ford-F150 and Lexus RX were traveling westbound on W. Broad St. A Chevrolet Silverado was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes. The Chevrolet side-swiped the Ford and hit the Lexus head-on. The driver of the Chevrolet sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The driver and passenger of the Lexus were also transported to a local hospital. The driver and passenger in the Ford were uninjured. Speed and alcohol appear to be factors in this accident.

The driver of the Lexus unfortunately succumbed to his injuries on March 6, 2019. The passenger is considered to have non-life-threatening injuries.

The deceased has been identified as Richard Whiteside, a 71-year-old male, from Henrico County.

Mr. Ruben Adolfo De Leon Valenzuela has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Maiming while DWI.

This crash remains under investigation.

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