SUFFOLK, VA – A suspected wrong-way crash near Suffolk early last Sunday claimed the lives of two people and sent three others to the hospital, according to WAVY.
Suffolk Police suspect a vehicle was traveling against the flow of traffic in the eastbound lanes of US-58, between the weigh station and Chesapeake, around 2:15 a.m. The vehicle then collided head-on with another traveling in the correct eastbound direction.
Overnight, B1, B2, Engine 1, Ladder 3, Rescue 1, EMS 1, Medic 1, Medic 3, Medic 5, Medic 6, Safety 1, and Chesapeake Fire Department EMS 3, Medic 10, and Ladder 10 worked a two vehicle crash on Route 58 East (Portsmouth Blvd) between the scales and the Chesapeake City line. pic.twitter.com/xZqe1RiHI7
— Suffolk Fire & Rescue (@suffolkvafire) September 17, 2023
Two victims suffered fatal injuries in the crash. It is currently unclear which of the vehicles they occupied. Three additional victims were transported to an area hospital, one of whom had potentially life-threatening injuries.
The identities of those involved are not mentioned in the report. Our team will continue to monitor this developing story and provide any updates as they are made available to the public.
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