Deputy’s Vehicle Struck by Intoxicated Driver
Hanover, Va. – On Thursday, August 4, 2022, deputies responded to a multi-vehicle crash, with an overturned vehicle, on Scotchtown Road in the area of Three Oaks Lane. While a deputy was in his vehicle blocking a travel lane to provide extra protection to the citizens and deputies on scene, his vehicle was struck from behind from an approaching vehicle. Due to the force of the impact, damage was caused to two additional patrol vehicles.
Thankfully, none of the deputies were injured as a result of this crash. Based on evidence at the scene, the driver of the suspect vehicle, Marquis Dion Derricott, 31, of Beaverdam, was subsequently arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Derricott was also uninjured in the crash.
We are incredibly thankful that none of our deputies or citizens were injured due to this intoxicated driver’s reckless actions.