Fatal Crash Investigation
Hanover, Va. – On Monday, February 22, 2021, at approximately 5:53 p.m., deputies responded to the 14600 block of Clazemont Road for a two vehicle crash.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2011 Jeep sport utility vehicle was traveling northbound on Clazemont Road, when it came around a curve, crossed the center double solid line and collided head on with a 2006 Toyota sedan.
The driver of the 2006 Toyota sedan, Joseph Anthony Field, 67, of Columbia, Virginia, was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no other occupants in this vehicle.
All five occupants in the 2011 Jeep sport utility vehicle were transported to the hospital. Three of the five occupants had serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Investigators are still collecting information to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident.
We extend our thoughts and prayers to the family of Joseph Field during this difficult time as well as the other occupants injured as a result of this crash.