Three people were killed and four others injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Courthouse Road near Lake Anna on July 7.
Three of four passengers riding in a 2002 Honda Accord being driven by Denia A. Brizuela –Pascual, 22, of Woodbridge, lost their lives. Ana D. Pascual, 32; a 12-year-old female; and 10-month-old male, all of Woodbridge, died at the scene.
Brizuela-Pascual and another juvenile passenger in the vehicle were flown to VCU Medical Center in Richmond for treatment. Two Fairfax residents in the second vehicle were transported to Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg for treatment.
State police reported that Brizuela-Pascual was driving westbound at 2:55 p.m. on Courthouse Rd. in Spotsylvania County when her vehicle ran off the right shoulder of the road. Investigators believe that she overcorrected and crossed the centerline before colliding with an eastbound 2012 Acura MDX.
A state police crash reconstruction team is assisting with the ongoing investigation.