VIRGINIA VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER CHARGED AFTER RESPONDING CRASH

HALIFAX, Va. (WDBJ) – One person is in a hospital and a volunteer firefighter is charged after a collision with a Halifax Volunteer Fire Department Ford F-350 truck last Wednesday.

Virginia State Police say they responded to the 300 block of Mountain Road Wednesday night for a two-vehicle crash.

The driver of a Halifax Volunteer Fire Department Ford F-350 truck was traveling west along Mountain Road with its lights and sirens activated, and crossed the center line. The driver moved into the eastbound lane and hit a Nissan Altima making a left turn onto Cedar Lane.

The driver of the Altima, Leslie Bohanan, 48 of Halifax, VA, sustained minor injuries.

Dean Wagstaff, 69, Scottsburg, VA, was charged with failure to yield the right of way.

Wagstaff was responding to an emergency call, was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured in the crash