Michael Priest Killed in Box Truck Accident on Brooks Mill Road in Franklin County
Where: The accident occurred on Brooks Mill Road in Franklin County, Virginia.
What Happened: A box truck allegedly struck a car when it veered over the center line following a collision.
- Michael B Priest, driver of Honda Civic
- Driver of box truck
- Michael B. Priest, 37, killed
On or about Wednesday, November 11th, 2020, around 7:35 in the morning, an accident between a car and a box truck claimed the life of a 37-year-old man. Officers said the accident happened along Brooks Mill Road in Franklin County, Virginia.
Virginia State Police said 37-year-old Michael B. Priest was killed when his Honda Civic was allegedly struck head-on by a box truck that crossed over the center line of the road after a collision with a pickup. Priest was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Authorities did not mention any other injuries.
Google Maps shows Brooks Mill Road is two lanes that run north and south through a rural, wooded area. The scene of the accident is located about 31 miles south of Roanoke.
Multiple agencies are assisting in the accident investigation.
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