Crash Causes Serious Injuries in Roanoke County

Roanoke, County, VA - One person was taken to the hospital after his car ran off the road in Roanoke County.

Police say at about 1 a.m. Thursday morning, 19 year old Matthew Blankenship was driving on Plantation Road near Magnolia Road when he ran off the road and hit two trees.

EMS crews took him to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police say Blankenship was not wearing a seatbelt.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.