Hans Robinson Killed in Accident at West Virginia Turnpike in Kanawha County, VA

April 28, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Hans Robinson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

West Virginia Turnpike, Kanawha County, VA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
West Virginia State Police
Vehicles Involved
GMC Truck, Tractor-trailer, Passenger Car
West Virginia Turnpike
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

GMC Truck, Tractor-trailer and a Passenger Car were involved in a crash

What Happened

West Virginia State Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed one person at West Virginia Turnpike in Kanawha County, VA on April 28th, 2023. Police say the incident happened between a GMC truck, tractor-trailer and small passenger vehicle. Officials believe the tract0r-trailer crossed a barrier wall before colliding head-on with the GMC truck before striking the side of the smaller vehicle. The driver of the GMC, identified as 43-year-old Hans Robinson, suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Two passengers from the vehicle were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver and passengers in the smaller vehicle were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries as well. Additional information was not immediately available.

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