VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — A 42-year-old man died Friday evening, November 17, in Virginia Beach after his motorcycle collided with a car during a multi-vehicle wreck, according to the Virginia Beach Police Department.
The fatal crash unfolded at the intersection of Baxter Road and Kenley Road, in the city’s Kempsville Lake area. Officers responded to the scene shortly after 6:30 p.m.
An early investigation found that Shawn Martin, a local resident, was operating a motorcycle in the area when, for unclear reasons, it hit a Honda Accord. The force of that crash then sent the Accord crashing into a Nissan Kicks that was stopped and waiting for the traffic signal at the intersection.
First responders pronounced Martin deceased at the scene.
No injuries to the other two drivers or other occupants were immediately reported.
The Virginia Beach Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is handling an ongoing investigation.
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