For Immediate Release: December 1,2021
Single Vehicle Accident on Fort Avenue
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is looking for a suspect after a single vehicle accident.
On December 1, 2021, at 11:35 a.m., officers responded to the 5000-block of Fort Avenue for a report of a single vehicle accident. A vehicle swerved off the road to avoid another vehicle and struck a utility pole. The accident resulted in multiple lane closures, property damage, and minor injuries.
The LPD is seeking assistance in identifying the driver and suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle was described as an SUV that is silver in color, possibly a Mercedes.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer Lucy at (434) 455-6147 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.