Springfield, VA Dump Truck And Auto Crash, Mar 2000
INTERSTATE CRASH KILLS 5.
DUMP TRUCK LANDS ON TOP OF 2 VEHICLES.
Springfield, Va. (AP) - Five people died Saturday in a crash at the heavily traveled interchange of Interstates 95, 495 and 395 just outside Washington, D.C., Virginia State Police said.
A dump truck heading north on Interstate 95 collided with another vehicle, veered through a guardrail and landed on top of two vehicles heading south, said state police spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell.
Three people were killed in one vehicle and two people were killed in the second vehicle, she said. Several people were injured.
Interstate 95, the East Coast's major north-south artery, was closed in both directions at the Springfield interchange with backups for miles in both directions.
The Tribune Coshocton Ohio 2000-03-19
Listing of Casualties
JACQUELINE ERNST, 60, Herndon, Va.
RUSSELL SURRATT, 29;
his wife INNA SURRATT, 30, both of Arlington, Va.
SCOTT KLURFELD, 47;
his wife JANIS KLURFELD, 51, both of Quantico, Va.
Two KLURFELD sons are in serious and critical condition.