A Richmond man was charged with reckless driving following a car accident yesterday.
Virginia State Police Trooper D. Melson responded to a single-vehicle crash Route 1 Southbound south of Green Road in Caroline County on Wednesday, July 23 at 5:41 p.m.
A 2014 Ryder Truck was traveling south on Route 1 when it ran off the road to the left, struck a utility pole and box, and then hit a tree.
The driver, Yakuva Nimaga, 26, of Richmond, and a passenger were transported to Spotsylvania Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Nimaga was charged with Reckless Driving. Both were wearing seatbelts.
Troopers cleared the scene at 7:31 p.m.