Pedestrian struck by vehicle dies
The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred Sunday, April 5, 2020.
Police said that at around 8:30 p.m. an adult male pedestrian had attempted to run across the Southbound travel lanes near the 6300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway, when he was struck by a Kia Optima traveling South. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries. The driver of the striking vehicle remained on the scene.
The police continue to investigate the crash.
Unattended cooking causes another fire in Chesterfield
The Chesterfield Fire & EMS responded Thursday afternoon, at 2:10 p.m., April 12 to the 1000 block of Chiswick Road for the report of a kitchen fire. Fire crews arrived to find fire coming from the rear of the house. It took them approximately 30 minutes to get the fire under control. There were no injuries; however, 4 adults and a child were displaced. They are being assisted by the Red Cross.
The Chesterfield County Fire Marshal’s Office determined the fire was caused by a pan of grease on the stove that was left unattended. Fire officials urge you to never leave food cooking on the stove unattended. Cooking fires are the number one cause of fires and fire-related injuries.