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Guardrails Installed in VA Beach After Fatal Crashes

Five sections of guardrail have been installed along I-264 after two fatal crashes occurred along the stretch of highway. The Virginia Department of Transportation decided to implement the safety devices February 25, 2019 READ MORE

Elderly Woman Killed in Norfolk Hit-and-Run

An 85-year-old woman has died from the injuries she suffered in a hit-and-run accident earlier this month. Reports indicate that the victim was out for a walk near the Neon February 18, 2019 READ MORE

Brain Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of brain injuries. The brain can be damaged either from an accident that causes an object to pierce the skull or from October 18, 2018 READ MORE

Boy Hospitalized After VA Beach Bike Crash

A boy has been hospitalized after a collision in Virginia Beach. Police say that the July 17, 2018 crash occurred around 1:00 PM near the intersection of South Plaza Trail July 18, 2018 READ MORE

Cyclist Struck by Ambulance in Portsmouth

A cyclist has died after being struck by an ambulance in Portsmouth. The incident occurred shortly after 10:30 PM on the evening of June 19, 2018. Police say they received June 21, 2018 READ MORE

Woman Killed by Drunk Driver in Virginia Beach

A Florida man is facing charges after his involvement in a Virginia Beach car accident, police say. The June 3rd, 2018 accident occurred around 10 PM on Great Neck Road. June 05, 2018 READ MORE

Cyclist Killed in VA Beach Crash

Confusion over cycling laws and the right of way may have led to a Virginia Beach cyclist's death this weekend. The June 2, 2018 accident occurred around 10 AM at June 05, 2018 READ MORE

Car Flips in Norfolk Accident, Driver Injured

One person involved in a Norfolk crash was hospitalized earlier today. Sources say that the accident occurred at the intersection of East Little Creek road and Becket street around 11:30 September 15, 2017 READ MORE

One Killed, Two Others Injured in I-95 Crash

One person has died and another two people are injured after a car accident in Sussex County. The single-vehicle crash occurred around 6 AM the morning of September 14, 2017. September 14, 2017 READ MORE

Man Arrested After Fatal Chesapeake Crash

Police have arrested a man suspected of causing a fatal car accident in Chesapeake last weekend. The Saturday, September 9, 2017 crash at the intersection of Military Highway and Engle September 13, 2017 READ MORE

Five Injured in Head-On Collision in Virginia Beach

Five people are recovering after a head-on collision in Virginia Beach. Authorities say the September 10, 2017 accident on Greenwich road occurred just after 3 AM. A vehicle carrying four September 11, 2017 READ MORE

Labor Day Weekend Crash Fatalities Down from 2016

The number of fatal car accidents in the state of Virginia decreased this Labor Day weekend. Seven deaths were reported over the three day period. Compared with the 16 fatalities September 08, 2017 READ MORE

2 Injured in Shore Drive Crash

An accident in Virginia Beach has left two people seriously injured. The Monday, September 4, 2017 crash occurred on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach. Authorities say the driver of a September 06, 2017 READ MORE

Millions to Hit the Road for Labor Day Weekend

The last weekend of summer could be among the deadliest of the year. Experts have predicted more than 450 traffic-related fatalities across the country for the long Labor Day weekend. Why? September 01, 2017 READ MORE

Two Killed in James City Co. Crash

Police say alcohol was a likely factor in a weekend crash in James City County. The August 26, 2017 accident on Old Stage Road occurred just after 1:30 AM. When August 29, 2017 READ MORE

3 Hospitalized Following Suffolk Crash

Three people were hospitalized in Suffolk last week when a car ran off-road and collided with a parked truck. Police say they received a call around 3:30 AM the morning of August 29, 2017 READ MORE

Pedestrian Killed in Virginia Beach Car Accident

One person has died in a Virginia Beach car accident. The August 27, 2017 crash occurred on Little Neck road near Virginia Beach boulevard just after 8:00 PM. Police say August 28, 2017 READ MORE

Chain Reaction Crash on I-95 Kills Teen

An accident on I-95 in Hanover County has left one person dead and another seriously injured. Police say the incident occurred around 11:00 the evening of August 22, 2017 in August 25, 2017 READ MORE

Simple Summer Car Maintenance Tips

Just because you're taking a vacation this summer doesn't mean you can take time off of maintaining your car. While it might be one of the easier seasons in which August 15, 2017 READ MORE

Head-On Crash in Franklin Co. Kills One, Injures Two

One person has been killed in a crash in Franklin County, Virginia. Two other people are recovering from injuries they sustained in the same collision. Police say they responded to a August 14, 2017 READ MORE

Middlesex Co. Crash Kills Senior Citizen

A 79-year-old man has died after succumbing to injuries he sustained in a crash last week in Middlesex County. The crash occurred in the small town of Deltaville, where two August 07, 2017 READ MORE

One Person Hospitalized Following Suffolk Crash

One person is recovering from injuries sustained in a serious crash in Suffolk yesterday. The July 26, 2017 accident at the intersection of Godwin Boulevard and Hillpoint Boulevard occurred just July 27, 2017 READ MORE

Virginia Beach Crash Injures Eight

Six people were hospitalized following an accident in Virginia Beach yesterday. The July 26, 2017 crash at the intersection of Virginia Beach Blvd. and Shelton Road occurred just after 8:00 in July 27, 2017 READ MORE

Crash Map Displays Problem Intersections in Your Neighborhood

A new tool from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles offers users a bird's eye look at the accidents that happen in their own neighborhoods. The new interactive crash map July 26, 2017 READ MORE

Children Hospitalized After Newport News Crash

Police are searching for the driver of a red hatchback that caused a multi-vehicle accident Saturday. The July 15, 2017 collision in Newport News sent six people to the hospital July 19, 2017 READ MORE

Norfolk crash kills passenger

A Friday afternoon crash in Norfolk claimed the life of a woman passenger. The wreck occurred on I-264 near the Military Highway exit. Police say the woman and a male July 11, 2017 READ MORE

Norfolk pedestrian dies after being struck by car

A pedestrian in downtown Norfolk succumbed to injuries sustained in a car accident the day before. Police say they arrived on the scene of the accident just before 10 PM July 10, 2017 READ MORE

What NOT to Do After a Car Accident

For most people, car accidents are traumatic things. Even if the accident was injury-free, the trauma of the incident can shake even the calmest of people up. If you find yourself July 07, 2017 READ MORE

Drunk Driver Crashes into Newport News Pool

We often write about car accidents in this blog, and sometimes we discuss swimming pool incidents as well. Rarely do the two topics combine. Earlier this week, though, a Newport July 06, 2017 READ MORE

Passenger Killed When Driver Strikes Parked Car in Portsmouth

A man was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in Portsmouth last night. The June 26, 2017 car wreck was reported to police just after 9:00 PM that June 27, 2017 READ MORE

Car Flips Over Guardrail in Suffolk Crash

Police say a multi-vehicle collision in Suffolk was caused by a last-minute lane change. The June 12, 2017 accident on route U.S. 58 occurred just after 11:30 in the morning. June 12, 2017 READ MORE

Are You Ready for Memorial Day Weekend 2017?

The sun, the sand, the hot dogs - that's right, Memorial Day Weekend is upon us! But as you hit the road to visit friends and family and to soak up May 24, 2017 READ MORE

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo Safely

It's the 5th of May, which means Mexican restaurants nationwide will be overflowing with crowds hungry for nachos, burritos and of course, margaritas. And like other holidays celebrated with boozy May 05, 2017 READ MORE

Elderly Man Dies After Crashing Into House

An elderly man has died following a crash last week in Suffolk. Reports show the 84-year-old man was driving a Ford F-150 truck on Holland Road when he attempted to make April 24, 2017 READ MORE

Texting While Driving: More Dangerous Than Drinking and Driving?

We've all heard warnings about how dangerous distracted driving is, but most people will admit to picking up our phones to fiddle with a GPS app or read a quick text April 13, 2017 READ MORE

Driver Killed While Standing on I-64

A man has died following a crash on I-64 near Richmond. The March 23, 2017 collision occurred just after 9:00 in the morning, sources report. The incident happened when the driver March 27, 2017 READ MORE

Left Hand Turn Crash in Norfolk Hospitalizes 2

Two people are recovering following a wreck in Norfolk this week. The March 23, 2017 accident on Little Creek Road occurred just after 5:00 PM. Reports show an eastbound car March 24, 2017 READ MORE

Norfolk Crash Leads to Attack

Car accidents can be emotional times. For many folks, the experience is new and overwhelming. It can be scary to collide with another vehicle, even if no one is injured March 23, 2017 READ MORE

One Dead in York Co. Hit and Run

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver they say was involved in a fatal accident this week. The March 14, 2017 accident in York County sent a woman to the March 14, 2017 READ MORE

Isle of Wight Crash Injures 2

Two people are recovering from injuries sustained in a Monday morning crash in Isle of Wight County. The March 6, 2017 accident occurred at the intersection of Route 10 and Old March 07, 2017 READ MORE

Military Hwy. Crash Hospitalizes Two

An early morning crash in Chesapeake has left two people injured. WTKR reports that a Vico construction truck collided with a Chevy Malibu on March 3, 2017 around 7:30 in March 03, 2017 READ MORE

Five Injured in Newport News Bus Crash

Five people were injured in a Newport News bus crash earlier this week. Reports say the incident occurred around 8:20 the evening of February 28, 2017. Though it's not immediately March 01, 2017 READ MORE

Bland Co. Pedestrians Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

A driver has been charged with three felony counts of hit-and-run following a deadly crash last week. The incident occurred around 8:40 the morning of February 20, 2017. Three women February 27, 2017 READ MORE

Survey: Millennials are Dangerous Drivers

Millennials have a bad reputation. Portrayed in the media as lazy, unambitious and freeloading off their parents, Millennials have quite the burden to bear. But are Millennials also bad drivers, on February 21, 2017 READ MORE

Two Injured When Car Crashes into Chesapeake Home

A car crash in Chesapeake has sent two people to the hospital. Police say the incident occurred shortly before 4:00 PM on the afternoon of February 15, 2017. An SUV February 21, 2017 READ MORE

Three Cars Collide Head-On in Chesapeake

Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Chesapeake last weekend. Reports say that the three-vehicle incident happened just before 8:00 AM on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The driver February 17, 2017 READ MORE

NHTSA Launches Drowsy Driving Awareness Campaign

One in three drivers admit to driving while sleepy, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety 2015 Traffic Safety Culture Index found. These drivers admit to being so sleepy they struggled February 10, 2017 READ MORE

Stay Safe This Super Bowl Sunday With Our Tips

Ah, the Super Bowl: it's the one thing Americans can agree on in these tumultuous times. No matter your political beliefs, chances are good you'll be tuned into the big February 02, 2017 READ MORE

Suffolk Worker Pinned by Vehicle, Injured

A Suffolk Recycling worker is recovering following an accident on Thursday, January 26, 2017. News reports show the man was helping unloading a vehicle off of a tractor trailer when January 27, 2017 READ MORE

VA May Fine Crashed Cars Not Moved to Shoulder

When you're involved in a wreck, it's natural for panic to set in. For most of us, car accidents are once-in-a-lifetime experiences - it's natural to feel unsure about what January 19, 2017 READ MORE

Student Injured When Bus Overturns in Dinwiddie Co.

The morning following a winter storm is always somewhat treacherous - especially in our area, where we deal with icy roads and freezing temperatures so rarely. But even days later, January 12, 2017 READ MORE

Icy Roads Cause Hundreds of VA Crashes

Virginia State Police say they responded to more than 700 crashes over the weekend, following the season's first serious winter storm. The Commonwealth was blanketed in several inches of snow January 11, 2017 READ MORE

Police Officer Injured in DUI Crash

A collision with a drunk driver sent a Caroline County police deputy to the hospital with serious injuries, news reports indicate. The incident occurred around 5:30 AM, when his police cruiser was January 10, 2017 READ MORE

Could This TV Show Make You a Better Driver?

If you could send a bad driver in your life to traffic school, would you? A Canadian reality show asks just that! The show, which has been on the TV's January 09, 2017 READ MORE

Be a Better Driver in 2017: Don’t Drive Distracted

Millions of Americans will admit to using their smartphones behind the wheel - and millions more are likely in denial about their distraction levels while driving. In the last several January 06, 2017 READ MORE

Man Charged with DUI in Fatal New Year’s Crash

A Maryland man has been charged with a DUI and involuntary manslaughter following a deadly New Year's crash. The incident occurred just before 2:30 AM on January 1, 2017. Police say the man January 05, 2017 READ MORE

Newport News Crash Injures Four

Four people are recovering following an accident last week in Newport News. The December 29, 2016 accident occurred on Warwick Boulevard around 5:00 in the evening. Police say a minivan January 03, 2017 READ MORE

Dump Truck Crash Kills One, Injures Two

Charges are pending following a fatal accident in Virginia Beach. Police say the December 30, 2016 accident on Princess Anne road claimed the life of one man. Two others involved January 03, 2017 READ MORE

Accomack Crash Kills One Teen, Injures Three Others

An inexperienced teen driver traveling too fast around a bend may be the cause of a tragic accident in Accomack last week. The Virginian-Pilot reports that four teens were traveling December 23, 2016 READ MORE

6 Easy Ways to Avoid Driving Drunk This Holiday Season

If you're planning to celebrate at bars or parties this holiday season, you need a plan to get home safely after drinking. Follow our six tips to ensure you end December 21, 2016 READ MORE

Suffolk Crash Injures Three

Three people were hospitalized last week following a multi-vehicle collision in Suffolk. The incident occurred at the intersection Route 460 and Kings Fork Road just before 3:00 PM. Police say December 20, 2016 READ MORE

NHTSA Advocates for Tech to Prevent DUI

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants drinkers to stop driving under the influence of alcohol. Thanks to new technology, society is closer than ever to eliminating drunk drivers. Though December 20, 2016 READ MORE

Cell Phone Use, Speeding Top List of Truck Driver Violations

A list of the most common traffic violations made by professional truck drivers was released this month, as part of the annual Operation Safe Driver Week. The top five violations December 20, 2016 READ MORE

30 Car Pileup Causes Injuries, Death in Fairfax Co.

An early morning accident in Fairfax County, Virginia hospitalized four people and claimed the life of one man. The Saturday, December 17, 2016 accident on I-495 occurred just after 5:00 December 19, 2016 READ MORE

Student Pedestrian Injured in Newport News Crash

A Newport News woman is facing charges following a collision with a pedestrian this week. The December 5, 2016 accident occurred at the intersection of 48th St and Madison Avenue December 08, 2016 READ MORE

Four Vehicles Collide in Norfolk

One person was injured in an accident that closed down I-264 west in Norfolk on Tuesday. The December 6, 2016 accident occurred around 8:17 at night. Not much is known at December 08, 2016 READ MORE

Hit-and-Run Crash Kills One in Richmond

One person is dead after a pair of SUVs collided in Richmond this weekend. The December 4, 2016 accident occurred at the intersection of Terminal Avenue and Jefferson Davis Highway. It December 06, 2016 READ MORE

Student Struck by Car in Henrico Co.

A middle school student in Henrico County was hospitalized this week after being hit by a car. The boy was crossing in a crosswalk in front of Moody Middle School December 06, 2016 READ MORE

Drunk Driver Arrested After Deadly Crash

A head-on collision has hospitalized one person and killed another. The November 25th, 2016 accident in Gladys, Virginia occurred just after 5:00 PM at the intersection of Route 501 and December 01, 2016 READ MORE

Seven Dead in Virginia Holiday Crashes

The Commonwealth of Virginia saw seven fatal crashes occur over the Thanksgiving holiday. That's the official word from the Virginia State Police in a new report. The agency expected a record November 29, 2016 READ MORE

Four Injured in HRBT Crash

Four people are recovering after a collision on the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel last week. The November 17, 2016 incident occurred on the Hampton side of the tunnel when a November 23, 2016 READ MORE

Why Driving Drowsy can be Fatal

We've all been guilty of it at one point or another - chugging coffee behind the wheel. Whether you do it first thing in the morning on your commute to November 20, 2016 READ MORE

Are Phones to Blame for the Spike in Traffic Deaths?

We all know the dangers of distracted driving. With smartphones becoming a regular part of daily life for Americans, public service announcements and safety campaigns have cautioned drivers for years November 18, 2016 READ MORE

Could Deer Mating Season Lead to More Car Accidents?

It's deer mating season. But what does that have to do with you? Potentially a lot. One in 94 drivers will strike a deer in Virginia. That means you could find November 04, 2016 READ MORE

You’re More Likely to Get Into an Accident After Dayliight Saving’s Time – Here’s Why

This weekend, we'll "fall back" and snag an extra hour of sleep. But what does the end of Daylight Saving's Time mean for drivers? In many cases, it means increased November 01, 2016 READ MORE

Four Cars Collide in Norfolk Accident

Four cars collided in an accident in Norfolk Friday night. The October 21, 2016 collision occurred on Newtown Road, near the Virginia Beach city line. The wreck occurred shortly before October 24, 2016 READ MORE

Traffic Fatalities Up 10% in 2016

 In the first half of 2016, traffic fatalities rose 10 percent from the first half of 2015. Despite new technologies and safety advances, fatal car accidents are more prevalent now October 20, 2016 READ MORE

One Dead in Isle of Wight Crash

A Monday afternoon crash in Isle of Wight County has resulted in the death of one person. The accident occurred around 2:40 PM on October 10th at the intersection of Jenkins October 12, 2016 READ MORE

Woman Hospitalized Following Norfolk Crash

A collision in Norfolk has landed one woman in the hospital with serious injuries. Police say the accident occurred around 12:30 PM on the afternoon of October 4th. A 78-year-old October 05, 2016 READ MORE

Bus Crash in Norfolk Injures Seven

Seven people are recovering following a scary crash in Norfolk yesterday. The October 4th, 2016 collision occurred around 2:30 PM on N. Military Highway at Norvella Avenue. Footage of the October 05, 2016 READ MORE

What’s In Your Car Insurance Policy?

What's Included - Or Missing - from Your Car Insurance Policy? Car insurance policies are a necessity, but most of us don't give them much thought. Only when a serious accident September 27, 2016 READ MORE

Two Hospitalized in Hampton Crash

An early morning crash in Hampton sent two drivers to the hospital this weekend. The September 25th accident occurred near the intersection of Todds Lane and Winchester Drive. Police say September 26, 2016 READ MORE

Pokemon Go Car Accidents Raise Concerns

It's the app that swept the nation this summer: Pokemon Go has been a phenomenon since its release in early July. But since that time, we've heard of multiple accidents September 21, 2016 READ MORE

11 Injured in Head-On Collision

Eleven people were hospitalized this week when a three car collision occurred in Moyock, North Carolina. One of the victims is from Norfolk. Police say the accident happened when the driver September 15, 2016 READ MORE

Elderly Driver Injures Newport News Man

An elderly woman may have mixed up the gas pedal and the brake pedal in Newport News last week, leading to an accident that caused injuries. News reports indicate that September 14, 2016 READ MORE

Bicyclist Killed in Chesapeake Crash

A cyclist has died following a collision in Chesapeake. The September 13th accident occurred on South Military Highway around 8:30 PM. The bicycle was struck from behind by a 2003 September 14, 2016 READ MORE

Head-On Collision Kills 1, Injures 2 in Franklin Co.

A head-on collision in Franklin County has claimed the life of one driver and injured two others involved. Police say the crash occurred September 8 around 7:45 PM on Route September 11, 2016 READ MORE

U.S. 460 Wreck Injures Four

A rush hour crash near Lynchburg, Virginia sent four people to the hospital last week. The September 8, 2016 accident occurred on U.S. 460 in Campbell County. Authorities say that September 11, 2016 READ MORE

Danger Zones: 5 Ways to Stay Safe on the School Bus

Buying new clothes. Shopping for school supplies. Packing lunches. Meeting teachers. There are so many traditions this time of year - but there's one we should consider adding. Start a new September 11, 2016 READ MORE

School Bus Rear-Ended in Suffolk

An early morning school bus accident has occurred in Suffolk. The September 9th crash happened around 7:15 at Godwin Boulevard and Kensington Boulevard. A car ran into the back of September 09, 2016 READ MORE

Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Fatal Crash in Norfolk

Police have arrested a driver suspected of striking a pedestrian and leaving the scene of the accident. The incident occurred on Friday, September 2nd on Tidewater Drive in Norfolk. Police received September 06, 2016 READ MORE

Fatal Collision in Newport News

An early morning crash in Newport News has ended in tragedy. The head-on collision occurred on August 28th, 2016, when two cars collided head-on on Jefferson Avenue around 4:30 A.M. August 29, 2016 READ MORE

Drunk Pokemon Go Player Crashes in VA Beach

A Friday night crash in Virginia Beach sent a teenager to the hospital with serious injuries. The cause? A drunk driver - and a popular smartphone game. Police say the driver August 29, 2016 READ MORE

Police Searching for Portsmouth Hit-and-Run Driver

Two suspects are on the run following a serious car accident this weekend in Portsmouth. The crash occurred on the afternoon of Friday, August 26th, when the driver of a August 28, 2016 READ MORE

3 Injured in Chesapeake Crash

A crash in Chesapeake injured three people at a red light earlier this week. News reports indicate that the August 23rd accident occurred at the intersection of Military Highway and August 25, 2016 READ MORE

Charles City Co. Wreck Kills One, Injures 3

One person is dead and three others are recovering from injuries after a head-on collision in Charles City County this weekend. Authorities say the August 20th accident occurred around 4:45 August 24, 2016 READ MORE

Car Insurance for Teens: 5 Things You Need to Know

Teens often face higher insurance rates than their parents. Still, families have options when it comes to insuring their new drivers. Take a look at our five must-know tips below. 1. August 22, 2016 READ MORE

Study: 1 in 3 Accident Victims Experience PTSD

  A study has confirmed what many already know: car accidents frequently result in PTSD, even in nonfatal accidents. The University of Oxford study found that at least one-third of people August 18, 2016 READ MORE

Northern VA Crash Kills 5-Year-Old

A multi-vehicle accident on I-66 in Haymarket, Virginia has claimed the life of a young girl. The crash occurred on Monday, August 15 when traffic began backing up near a August 17, 2016 READ MORE

Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Fatal Crash

A man has been charged following a hit-and-run accident in Washington County, Virginia. The crash occurred around 6 P.M. on August 16, 2016 on Route 75. A speeding Corvette rear-ended August 17, 2016 READ MORE