David Wells Killed in Accident at West Main St in Roanoke County, VA

August 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
David Wells
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

West Main St in Roanoke County, VA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Virginia State Police
Vehicles Involved
Harley-Davidson, Tractor-Trailer
West Main St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Harley-Davidson and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Virginia State Police are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at West Main St in Roanoke County, VA on August 17th, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a motorcycle operated by 61-year-old David Wells was headed westbound on Main Street. Investigators say the vehicle somehow collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer making a left turn from Dow Hollow Rd. The crash left Wells with data injuries. The truck operator was not injured, according to police. Additional information was not immediately available.

Request a Police Report

Get Police Report

Already have the police report? You might need an "Open Records Packet"

If that's not enough information, you might need an Open Records Packet. An ORP is essentially all evidence that the authorities have collected. It usually contains photos, witness statements, measurements, and more and goes way beyond the police report.