“Barbara Wade Dies in Franklin Crash; Investigation Underway”

By | August 4, 2023



A woman died in Franklin, Virginia after her vehicle crashed into a traffic light pole. The incident occurred at the intersection of North College Drive and Stewart Drive. The driver, identified as Barbara Wade, was taken to the hospital but later died. The traffic lights at the intersection are being repaired. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Franklin Police Department. 13News Now Staff reported

A fatal incident occurred in Franklin, resulting in the death of a woman after her car collided with a traffic light pole on Thursday afternoon, according to local authorities. The tragic accident took place at the junction of North College Drive and Stewart Drive, with emergency services being alerted at approximately 1:40 p.m. Upon their arrival, law enforcement and first responders confirmed the presence of a stationary vehicle that had come to rest against the pole. The driver, identified as Barbara Wade, was promptly transported to Bon Secours Southampton Memorial Hospital by medical personnel, but unfortunately succumbed to her injuries. It is important to note that there were no other occupants in the vehicle at the time of the incident. Efforts are currently underway to repair the damage sustained by the traffic lights at the intersection. The Franklin Police Department has requested anyone with relevant information regarding the crash to contact them at 757-562-8575..