Fatal accident in Christiansburg

On July 22, 2018 at 11:05 p.m. deputies with our Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 1900 block of Mud Pike located in Montgomery County.

The preliminary investigation by indicated that a 2015 Ford Focus ran off the roadway and overturned down an embankment. The vehicle was occupied by a 16 year old female and a 16 year old male (driver); both from Christiansburg. Members from Christiansburg Fire and Christiansburg Rescue responded, the female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The male occupant of the vehicle was transported to New River Valley Medical Center with serious injuries. Since they were both juveniles, names are not being released.

The crash is still under investigation, no further information is available at this time.