Early morning crash in Midlothian kills one person

Around 5:18am this morning, Midlothian PD and FD/EMS personnel responded to a major accident in the eastbound lanes of Highway 287 near Eastgate Road. This location is just east of Midlothian proper.

A vehicle traveling in the eastbound lanes crashed into the back of a trash truck which was also traveling eastbound.

The driver of the vehicle was killed at the scene. The driver of the trash truck suffered a neck injury and was transported by EMS to the hospital.