Driver Charged After Accident on Route 29 in Amherst Co.

Amherst Co., VA - Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a tractor trailer driver hit their car Friday afternoon on Route 29.

Police say the truck driver, Robert Preston Bryant, 34, was driving southbound on Route 29 when he crossed over the median into the northbound lane.

The tractor trailer hit the two people driving a Honda CR-V that was traveling northbound. Both were taken to Lynchburg General Hospital with minor injuries.

State police charged Bryant with reckless driving.

All lanes going northbound were closed for about an hour, but one lane has been reopened.