FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 10, 2020
On October 10, 2020, at approximately 0343 hours, Charlottesville Police Department responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 700 block of 5th Street SW.
Two people are confirmed deceased, and one person was transported to UVA Hospital in critical condition. The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation by the CPD Traffic Unit.
This is the third fatal crash 5th Street investigated by CPD in less than three months.