Pedestrian Injured in Portsmouth Crash

An early morning collision in Portsmouth landed one woman in the hospital with serious injuries, news reports indicate. The December 6, 2018 crash occurred around 7 AM at the intersection of Willet Drive and West Road. While details about the accident are sparse, neighbors familiar with the intersection say visibility is a challenge there. With […] December 06, 2018 READ MORE

Driver Arrested After Striking Parked Car

A woman is fighting for her life after being hit by a driver under the influence in Virginia Beach. Police say the victim was attempting to exit her parked car on Edinburgh Drive when her vehicle was struck by a car. She suffered significant injuries and was hospitalized. Meanwhile, the at-fault driver was arrested on […] December 04, 2018 READ MORE

James River Bridge Crashes Halt Traffic

One person was injured in a crash on Newport News’ James River Bridge this week. The incident occurred around 4:00 PM the afternoon of November 27, 2018. Details about the crash are limited, but we know one person suffered minor injuries while traffic backed up behind the collision. On the other side of the bridge, […] November 28, 2018 READ MORE

Nine Killed in Thanksgiving Weekend Crashes

More than 7,000 speeders were ticketed over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and another 2,000 received tickets for reckless driving. The statistics paint a grim portrait of Virginia’s roads. During one of the busiest times of year for local roads and highways, these numbers present a harsh reality about driving in Virginia. It’s part of why […] November 28, 2018 READ MORE

I-264 Crash Kills Motorcyclist in VA Beach

A motorcyclist has died of injuries sustained in a crash in Virginia Beach earlier this month. The 35-year-old was riding his Harley-Davidson bike west on I-264 the night of November 15. When a high-speed Ford Mustang crossed into the path of a Mitsubishi, the resulting chain reaction crash sent the Mustang out of control and colliding […] November 27, 2018 READ MORE

Deer Season Causes Increased Traffic Risks

For many people, the weeks between Halloween and New Year’s Eve are among the happiest of the whole year. With families celebrating the winter holidays, though, more and more people take to the open road to visit loved ones. It’s not just humans that have an increased presence on the roadways this time of year: […] November 15, 2018 READ MORE

Study Reveals Teens Likelihood to Text And Drive

Aging teens are more likely to text behind the wheel, a new study has found. Published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, the study explored the factors surrounding teen texting and driving habits. The researchers found that as teens get more experienced behind the wheel, they’re more likely to engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors. […] August 23, 2018 READ MORE

Under the Influence: Marijuana and Traffic

With 30 of the 50 states now legalizing marijuana in one form or another, our nation must come together to address the elephant in the room: the other side of driving under the influence. When we hear the term DUI, we often picture a drunk driver swerving on the road and getting pulled over for […] August 14, 2018 READ MORE

No Charges for Driver Who Struck Cyclist

A cyclist in Hampton was injured this week when they were struck by a car at an intersection. The August 13, 2018 collision occurred at the intersection of West Mercury Blvd. and North Armistead Avenue. An investigation into the wreck found that the driver was stopped at the intersection at a red light just before the […] August 14, 2018 READ MORE

Police Step Up DUI Enforcement

If you plan on drinking this summer, don’t plan on driving. That’s the message Virginia police are hoping to send with their campaign to catch drunk drivers this summer. The new enforcement period will begin Friday, August 17th and last through Labor Day. More DUI checkpoints will be established and saturation patrols will be out […] August 14, 2018 READ MORE