Charges Pending in Halifax Co. Crash - - ABC13

Charges Pending in Halifax Co. Crash


Halifax Co., VA - State Police are releasing more information about a bad wreck over the weekend in Halifax County that involved children.

Officers were called to the scene Saturday night on Route 501 near Route 643.

Police say Brian Thomas Short, 31, was heading north when his vehicle crossed over the center line, hitting another vehicle.

Short was airlifted to Roanoke.

The other vehicle's driver, Ruth Karen Smith-Leigh, 46, and three children, ranging in age from six to 10 years old, were taken to Halifax for treatment.

State Police say charges are pending.

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