Police: Truck crashes after slipping on icy road, killing driver and injuring 5 children

(Photo: Virginia State Police)

KING WILLIAM Co., Va. (WSET) -- One person was killed and five children were injured in a single-vehicle crash in King William County Tuesday morning.

State Police said it happened around 10:20 a.m. on Globe Road, just east of Mitchell Mill Road.

According to police, the truck was going west on Globe Road when it lost control due to icy roadway conditions and then ran off the road before veering back into the roadway, hitting a culvert pipe, and flipping onto its driver side and hitting a tree.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said five children were taken to the hospital, four of them with minor injuries, and one with possible serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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