Accident claims life of Charlotte Courthouse woman
Published 8:01 am Thursday, December 23, 2021
At 5:26 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 17 the Virginia State Police (VSP) responded to a two-vehicle crash on Morton Road. a half-mile east of Abeline Road in Charlotte County.
According to VSP a 2008 Jeep Wrangler was traveling west on Morton Road. As it came around a bend in the road, it crossed into the eastbound lane and struck an oncoming 2006 Mazda 5. The impact of the crash caused the Jeep to run off the right side of the road and overturn.
The driver of the Jeep, Malinda A. Miller, 57, of Charlotte Courthouse, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. She was not wearing a seat belt.
The driver of the Mazda, Eloy L. Bravo, 57, of Jetersville, was transported for treatment of serious injuries. He was wearing his seat belt.
A passenger in the Mazda, Apolonio Santiago, 36, was transported for treatment of serious injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.
The crash remains under investigation.