October 31, 2021 – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating after a fatal vehicle crash last Thursday.
On October 28, 2021, at 8:39 p.m., officers responded to the 3900-block of Old Forest Road for a report of a two-vehicle accident. Officers arrived on scene within minutes and began lifesaving measures. Members of the Lynchburg Fire Department extracted two men and a woman from one of the vehicles and transported them and a man from the other involved vehicle to Lynchburg General Hospital. At this time, two of the involved individuals are in stable condition, one is in critical condition, and a passenger in one of the vehicles has passed away.
The deceased was identified as Autumn Kidd, 19, of Campbell County.
The LPD asks anyone who may have information about this incident or information about the events leading up to it to call the Traffic Safety Unit at (434) 455-6047. Anyone who may have captured video of these incidents on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.