Henry Co. Sheriff's Deputy Involved in Three Car Crash

Henry Co., VA - A three car crash involving a Henry County Sheriff's deputy sent three people to the hospital.

Virginia State Police said around 7:00 Monday night on Route 57 at Mount Harmon Church Road in Henry County.

Troopers said 70 year old James Wright of Bassett was making a left turn when he was hit from behind by a car driven by 23 year old Skyler Malddonado of Collinsville.

Troopers said Wright's Dodge Neon was knocked into the eastbound lanes where he hit Deputy Chris Spencer of Horse Pasture.

State police said Wright was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, the others were taken to Memorial Hospital of Martinsville.

Charges are pending against Malddonado.

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