Press release from Culpeper Sheriff’s Department:
At about 12:23 a.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an auto accident with injuries in the 8500 block of Rixeyville Road. Deputy Scott Yeiser was the first to arrive and investigated the accident, which left a Volkswagen sedan in the middle of the road and a GMC pickup in a ditch off the northbound side.
Yeiser found that Mark R. Mederos, 21, of Amissville, ran off the road, then overcorrected, causing the sedan he was driving to overturn multiple times before stopping in the middle of the road. Mederos got out of the vehicle with a head wound. The driver of the pickup, Stuart A. Dodson, 26, of Jeffersonton, was heading northbound on 229 and struck the Volkswagen. Yeiser inspected the damage to both vehicles before they were towed and saw a marijuana grinder in the passenger compartment of the GMC.
Dodson was charged with possession of marijuana. Mederos was treated at Fauquier Hospital and charged with reckless driving. Both were released on a summons.