Wade Bibey Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Chesterfield, VA
UPDATE (September 20, 2022): Authorities say they have arrested Elvin McCray for felony hit-and-run, driving while revoked and driving without a commercial driver’s license. Investigations are ongoing.
Chesterfield, VA -- September 14, 2022, Wade Bibey was killed after an accident where a dump truck hit him and the driver allegedly fled.
Authorities said they were called to the area of Iron Bridge Road south of highway 288 at around 6:00 p.m.
In reports, officials said that 21-year-old Wade G. Bibey was on a motorcycle when a collision occurred with a dump truck. Authorities say the dump truck driver fled the scene on foot.
Bibey sustained fatal injuries, sources say. Right now, police say they are looking for 46-year-old Elvin D. McCray as the alleged runaway driver. Additional details are unavailable at this time.
Commentary on Wade Bibey Dump Truck Accident in Chesterfield
With situations like this, one of the best tools victims and families have is the community. Usually, someone is able to connect the dots and come forward with details authorities can work with. Once that happens, though, that may not be the end of the story.
A concern when a dump truck is involved in a crash like this is that the driver was working for a company at the time. If that happens, what could that company have done to avoid the tragic accident? In these specific reports, there are allegations that the suspected driver had a revoked license. Is there some local business that either knows it has unlicensed drivers working for them or simply is too inept to ensure their employees are qualified?
Holding a business like that accountable would not only be crucial for helping the victim's loved ones, it would be a crucial step toward ensuring that no one else would be harmed their outrageous behavior. Hopefully experienced professionals that understand this are able to look into things here and get this man's loved ones the resolution they deserve.