Accident on 460 in Elliston claims a life

UPDATE: The identity of the driver of the Toyota Corolla was James Patrick Edwards, 29 years of age from Elliston. He was pronounced dead on the scene. There were no other occupants in his vehicle. The driver of the UPS tractor trailer was not injured.

On January 17, 2019, shortly after 3:30pm, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a motor vehcile crash on Rt. 460-Roanoke Road, in the Elliston area of the county. Initial calls indicated the crash invovled a tractor trailer and a passenger car, which was pinned under the truck.

One person in the passenger car was pronounced dead at the scene. The operator of the tractor trailer was not injured. The crash is still under investigation at this time and the name of the victim will not be released until next of kin has been notified.