LYNCHBURG, Va. — Two men are dead after a car accident early Saturday morning in Lynchburg. The accident happened just after 2:00 a.m. Saturday in the 7200 block of Timberlake Road.
The two vehicles collided going at a high rate of speed. One was driven by Amy Phillips of Bedford. She has been charged with DUI and two counts of manslaughter and is currently being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond. The other was driven by John Hawkins of Lynchburg. Garry Moore of Spout Springs was a passenger in the front seat of Hawkins' vehicle. Hawkins and Moore died at the scene, both were wearing their seatbelts.
The road was closed until about 6:00 a.m. this morning but has since been re-opened.
Here's the full press release from the Lynchburg Police Department:
On April 21, 2012 at 0213 hours, the Lynchburg Police Department and the Lynchburg Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 7200 block of Timberlake Road involving a 2005 Honda Civic and a 1997 Ford Explorer. The driver of the Honda has been identified as John Hawkins (26) of Lynchburg, VA. The driver of the Ford has been identified as Amy Phillips (28) of Bedford, Va. A front seat passenger in the Hawkins vehicle has been identified as Garry Moore (26) of Spout Springs, Va.