Update: Man Involved in Halifax Co. Accident Dies

Update 4:30 p.m.:

Halifax Co., VA - Officials have confirmed that the driver of the truck involved in the accident Wednesday night has died.

Farrar, from Scottsburg, VA, died late Wednesday night at the Duke Medical Center.


Halifax Co., VA - A man is in the hospital Wednesday night with serious injuries after a car wreck in Halifax County.

State police say Niesha Palmer was making a left turn into a driveway, near the intersection of Chatham road and Meadville road, when the truck behind her rear-ended her.

They say the driver of that truck, Justin Farrar, lost control of his truck, swerved and overturned. He was airlifted to Duke hospitals. Police say Farrar was not wearing a seatbelt.

Police say the passenger and driver in the other car were treated at Halifax Regional Hospital for injuries.

There is no word on whether charges will be filed.