A Richmond officer, a civilian was taken to hospital after an accident in Chesterfield

Chesterfield, Virginia (WRIC) – A Richmond police officer and a civilian were taken to hospital after the Midlothian Tranpike accident on Sunday morning.

The crash happened around 6:45 a.m. near Stonebridge Plaza, when two cars – a Richmond police cruiser and a white SUV – blocked two lanes at an intersection.

(Photo: Timothy Corley / WRIC)

The driver of the white SUV was taken to a nearby Johnston-Willis Hospital, and an RPD officer was taken to Retreat Doctors Hospital in Richmond. No driver was seriously injured.

Chesterfield police have undertaken an investigation and say they are unable to confirm at this time whether the traffic violation caused the accident.

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