Virginia State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash in Page County that has claimed the lives of three members of a New Jersey family and injured others. The crash occurred today (Friday) at 2:08 p.m. on Route 340 about half a mile north of Route 700 (Runyon Road).
A 2008 Ford F-250 was traveling south on Rt. 340 when the driver lost control, crossed the center-line and collided head on with a northbound 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan.
The driver of the Ford, Douglas W. Sours, 65, of Shenandoah, Va., was transported to Winchester Medical Center with minor injuries. Sours was wearing a seat-belt.
The driver of the Dodge, Gurmeet Singh, 44, of Carteret, NJ., died at the scene as a result of his injuries. Singh was wearing a seat-belt.
Two of the Dodge’s three passengers died at the scene: Jasleen Kaur, 38, and a 6-year-old girl, both of Carteret, died at the scene. The third passenger, an 11-year-old boy, was flown to UVA Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. All occupants were wearing seat-belts.
The crash remains under investigation.
Charges are pending.
The Virginia State Police Culpeper Division’s Crash Reconstruction Team is assisting with the ongoing crash investigation. Page County Fire and EMS, Page County Sheriff’s Office, and VDOT assisted the State Police at the scene.