Motorcyclist killed after head-on crash in Amherst County

Crash happened in Amherst County just before 3 p.m. Sunday

By Jessica Jewell - Weekend Anchor / Reporter

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. - Virginia State Police are investigating the cause of a two-vehicle crash in Amherst County.

The crash happened just before 3 p.m. Sunday on Seminole Road. 

Police said a  2015 Kia Soul was heading east on Seminole Road, when it crossed the center line and struck a 2008 Harley-Davidson Street Glide motorcycle traveling west head-on.

The motorcyclist, 34-year-old Thomas R. Chambers of Madison Heights, was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital, where he later died. Chambers was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Kia, a 21-year-old from Lynchburg, was treated at the scene for minor injuries. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Charges are pending.

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