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Martinsville man dies in car crash

Virginia State Police Trooper M. Mays is investigating a two vehicle crash which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred on Sunday (Apr 11) at 3:25 p.m. on Route 220, one tenth of a mile south of Route 1035 in Henry County.

A 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling south on Route 220, when the vehicle lost control and crossed the median and struck a 1998 Toyota Tacoma, head-on.

The driver of the Toyota was identified as Joshua Lee Williams, 35, of Martinsville, Va. Mr. Williams was wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene.

The Chevrolet was driven by Edward H. Stevens, 71, of Clinton, NC. Mr. Clinton was wearing his seatbelt and was transported to an area hospital for injuries received in the crash. The passengers, Gonza P. Stevens, 63, Annie T. Stevens, 74, Avis Stevens, 64, were all wearing their seatbelts and were also transported to an area hospital for injuries received in the crash.

Charges are pending.

The Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team responded to assist with the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.