Med-flight called in for head on collision in Lacrosse


Fabiola Riveros-Sotero of La Crosse was driving a 2017 Volkswagon Jetta when her vehicle crossed the centerline causing her to hit a 2015 Honda Civic driven by Dell D. Cook of Brodnax, head on.
Both vehicles sustained massive front end damage with airbag deployment. Riveros-Sotero had 3-month old passenger who was not injured. Both drivers were transported to VCU Health CMH in South Hill. Cook was med-flight transferred to VCU Hospital in Richmond. Riveros-Sotero was charged with failing to keep right of the centerline and driving with out a license.


At approximately 9:16 a.m., the Lacrosse Volunteer and South Hill Volunteer Fire Departments along with the Southside Rescue Squad and Virginia State Police were dispatched to Marengo Road in Lacrosse for a reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Units arrived on scene to report that there were no entrapments but they did have two vehicles in the roadway who hit head on. Due to the extent of one of the patients injuries Med-flight was called in order to provide a higher level of care. All units cleared without further incident. We will provide more updates as they come.