February 2016

February 2, 2016

ROANOKE POLICE UPDATE INVESTIGATION INTO FATAL TRAFFIC CRASH ON GARDEN CITY BOULEVARD

Roanoke, Va.
 The deceased male in the fatal crash that occurred last night (February 1, 2016) in the 2500 block of Garden City Boulevard SE has been identified as Gregory Lee Davis, age 29, of Roanoke.  He was the driver of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle was a 2000 four-door Jaguar, silver in color.  A passenger in the car was evaluated by Roanoke.E.M.T.'s on scene. The passenger declined transport to the hospital and chose to stay at the scene.  

At this point in the investigation, evidence shows Gregory Davis was driving southbound on Garden City Boulevard when he lost control of the vehicle, slid off the roadway, and then struck a legally parked trailer holding metal conduit pipes. Evidence indicates speed and alcohol may be contributing  factors in this crash. The investigation is ongoing.