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Driver in Rt. 460 crash did not have commercial license, facing other charges

Crash happened 2:30 p.m. Friday

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ROANOKE, Va.UPDATE: 10/1/18

According to Roanoke County officials, a driver has been charged in connection with Friday's Rt. 460 crash. 

Officials say the crash happened when a sterling straight truck going east on Challenger Avenue hit a Jeep Cherokee turning left from Valley Gateway. A Subaru Outback was next to the Jeep in the right turn lane. 

The truck ran the red light and hit the Jeep, pushing the Jeep into the Subaru, according to officials. 

Authorities say that three people were taken to a local hospital after the crash and that weather was not a factor in the crash. 

57-year-old Brian Moore has been charged with driving a commercial vehicle without a CDL, failing to wear a seatbelt, reckless driving, not having a medical card and general maintenance of car lights, exhaust and fire extinguisher. 


ORIGINAL STORY

Three people were taken to the hospital after a Roanoke crash Friday afternoon, according to the Roanoke County Police Department. 

Police say the crash happened around 2:30 at Challenger Avenue and Valley Gateway Boulevard. 

According to police, the three people were taken to the hospital after the crash with unknown injuries. 

Authorities say the crash is under investigation and that weather was a factor. 


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