The Virginia State Police stated today that John H. Coleman, 53, of Huddleston, sustained serious injuries after a vehicle crossed the center line and struck his vehicle on Monday.
This is the same wreck in Huddleston that resulted in the death of a teen. The state police also officially confirmed that Jacob E. Doss, 19, of Hurt is the identity of the person who died in the wreck.
The crash occurred at 12:24 a.m. Monday on Route 24, less than a mile west of Orrix Creek Road/Route 713, according to updated information from the state police.
A 2003 Honda Element was traveling east on Route 24. As it was entering a curve, the Honda crossed the center line and struck head-on a westbound 2004 Chevrolet Suburban.
Doss was the driver of the Honda and died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
Coleman was the driver of the Chevrolet and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.
The crash remains under investigation.
Update 10:45 a.m. July 20:
The identity of the deceased has not been officially released, but according to sources, that person was Jacob Doss, 19, of Hurt.
Doss was a guitarist and singer for The Jacob Doss Project band. He had just played at the Twisted Track Brewpub in Roanoke on Sunday.
Original 2:10 p.m. July 19:
At 12:27 a.m. today, Virginia State Police responded to a fatal crash in the Huddleston area of Bedford County.
The two-vehicle crash occurred near the intersection of Wyatts Way and Thornbird Place.
There is one confirmed fatality, and the crash remains under investigation.
No other information was provided at this time.