One Driver Killed in Krum Bay Road Collision

A collision Tuesday night on Krum Bay Road between a commercial van and a passenger car left the driver of the car dead. (Photo supplied by the V.I. Police Department)
A collision Tuesday night on Krum Bay Road between a commercial van and a passenger car left the driver of the car dead. (Photo supplied by the V.I. Police Department)

One driver was killed and another sustained minor injuries Tuesday night when their vehicles collided on Krum Bay Road on St. Thomas.

The dead driver was identified by next of kin as 31-year-old Christopher A. Blanchard, the V.I. Police Department reported.

According to police, the 911 center received a call reporting a car crash on Krum Bay Road. The VIPD Traffic Division responded along with EMT and Emergency Rescue Personnel.

According to the preliminary investigation, an ABC company vehicle was traveling east on Krum Bay Road while the other vehicle, driven by Blanchard, was traveling west on the same roadway.

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Police said the vehicle traveling west crossed over the median in the roadway collided with the vehicle traveling east.

Blanchard was pronounced dead on the scene by medical personnel. The driver for the other vehicle sustained minor injuries.

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