Tag: Crash

By Carol Vaughn — Resident Garry Pinkston during a public comment period at the Chincoteague Town Council meeting Monday asked the council to call on county and state officials about getting the Chincoteague causeway widened and adding other safety measures. “There have been too many accidents on it; too many people...
Staff Report - A two-vehicle crash Tuesday on Route 13 in Painter, involving a Virginia State Police trooper, resulted in four people being transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital with injuries. Two people subsequently were airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters for further...
Staff Report — Virginia State Police were called to investigate a single-vehicle accident this morning (Jan. 15) in Northampton County that resulted in two juveniles being medevaced from the scene. The accident occurred at approximately 10:07 a.m. on Cherrydale Drive between Perdue Road and Seaside Road. According to a news release from...
Staff Report – The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man who entered the water when his tractor-trailer crashed over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel earlier today, according to a Coast Guard bulletin released at 7:17 p.m. Erik Mezick, 47, of Fruitland, Md., was driving...
Staff Report — Mr. Erik Mezick, 47, of Fruitland, Md., was identified by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel as the driver of a box truck that plunged into the Chesapeake Bay during a northbound crossing around 8:20 a.m. today, Dec. 29. The truck was owned by Cloverland Green Spring Dairy. The search for...
Staff Report — A two-axle, six-tire box truck has gone overboard on the east side of the northbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel between North Channel Bridge and the northernmost island. A bridge-tunnel press release said the single-vehicle accident occurred around 8:20 a.m. today, Dec. 29, at milepost 14 northbound. The...
Staff Report — This morning, Dec. 6, at approximately 4:06 a.m., the Virginia State Police was called to investigate a single-vehicle accident that had resulted in a fatality. The accident occurred at 24300 Guards Shore Road, between Ridge Road and Winterville Road, in Bloxom, according to a release issued by...
Staff Report — A Painter man died Monday, Oct. 26, when the moped he was riding crashed with a pickup truck in Belle Haven. State Police report that at approximately 4:58 p.m., a call was received to investigate a two-vehicle accident on Belle Haven Road. The driver of a 2007 Dodge Ram...
By Stefanie Jackson – A driver on the Chesapeake Bay-Bridge Tunnel led police officers on a high-speed chase Sunday night that ended in a crash on the Virginia Beach side of the bridge. Devlin Dalonte Smith Coleman, of Wilmington, Del., was leaving the Eastern Shore and pulled up to an...
By Connie Morrison -- A four-car crash on US-13 in front of McDonald's injured 15 people, at least one critically. “Three vehicles were stopped at the light. The fourth vehicle failed to stop, which in turn hit the other, which in turn hit the other” said Onley Police Chief John Spivey,...