Police: 1 dead after motorcycle and scooter crash in Smyth Co.

(MGN Online)

SMYTH Co., Va. (WSET) -- State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Smyth County.

Police said a motorcycle and a scooter crashed around 3:30 p.m. Sunday on Route 11 at Daywood Lane.

They said James Bolash, Sr. and his wife, Sidney Bolash, 69, of Max Meadows were riding the motorcycle north on Route 11 when they crossed the centerline and hit a scooter.

Police said they then ran off the left side of the highway and overturned.

Sidney Bolash was taken to the hospital where she later died from her injuries; police said she was wearing a helmet.

The scooter operator was taken to Smyth County Community Hospital for treatment of serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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