~ Press release provided by Virginia State Police, Culpeper Division
CULPEPER, July 14 — Virginia State Police is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in Page County. The crash occurred Saturday, July 8 at 9:20 p.m. at the intersection of US Hwy. Bus. 340 and Route 632 (Alans Rd).
A 2012 Hyundai Sonata was traveling south on US Hwy. Bus. 340 when it ran off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, crossed a double solid centerline and collided head-on with a northbound 2002 GMC Yukon. The Hyundai then caught fire.
The driver of the Hyundai, Eleaquin Diaz Diaz, 28, of Stanley, Va. died at the scene of the crash due to his injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
The driver of the GMC, a 16-year-old male of Amissville, Va., suffered minor injuries in the crash and was transported to Page Memorial Hospital for treatment. He was wearing a seatbelt.
Three adult passengers in the GMC suffered serious injuries in the crash and were transported to Page Memorial Hospital for treatment. All three were wearing seatbelts.
The crash remains under investigation.