Man, woman killed in six-vehicle crash in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Richmond are investigating a crash in which a man and a woman were killed on Thanksgiving night.

Richmond police said a pickup truck was headed west on Brookland Park Boulevard when the driver ran a red light and went into the intersection with Chamberlayne Avenue, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Friday.

Police said the truck struck two vehicles, including an SUV. All three of the vehicles then crashed into three other vehicles stopped in the eastbound lanes of Brookland Park Boulevard. According to police, a man and a woman were in the SUV. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and the man died at a nearby hospital.

The man driving the pickup, who was the truck’s only occupant, was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. The occupants of the other vehicles, all adults, suffered minor injuries, police said.

No identities have been released and police continue their investigation into the accident.