Ricky Batten Killed in Accident at I-664 in Chesapeake, VA

March 11, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Ricky Batten
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-664, Chesapeake, VA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Chesapeake Police
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer headed northbound veered from the road in the rear of a second tractor-trailer

What Happened

State Police identified a man killed in a crash at I-664 in Chesapeake, VA on March 11th, 2023. Police say the incident involved a pair of tractor-trailers. According to investigators, one was operated by 59-year-old Ricky Batten and headed northbound. The truck is said to have left the road for unknown reasons before colliding with the rear of the second truck stopped in a right shoulder. Batten suffered fatal injuries in the collision. The other driver, identified as Zion Redding, was charged with stopping and sleeping on the interstate, according to police. Additional information was not available.

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