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Reckless driving charge against James City County firefighter dismissed

Reckless driving charge against James City County firefighter dismissed

A reckless driving charge against a James City County firefighter in a New Year’s Eve accident involving a fire truck and a septic truck was dismissed Friday in Williamsburg-James City County General District Court.

Christopher D’Annibale was the driver of a fire truck responding to a structure fire when he entered the intersection of Richmond Road, Rochambeau Drive and Barhamsville Road and struck a septic truck.

The crash injured four people, including the septic truck driver and passenger, who were hospitalized. D’Annibale and another firefighter in the fire truck suffered minor injuries.

D’Annibelle said in court that he had the fire truck’s sirens and lights on when...

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