Update: One dead after car crashes into pole in Norfolk, driver in custody

Posted at 9:43 PM, Aug 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-11 17:25:05-04

According to Norfolk police, one person is dead and another person was injured after an accident on E. Va. Beach Blvd. and Ballentine Blvd. Friday night. 

They say at around 8:58 p.m.on Friday, a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Virginia Beach Boulevard when a man lost control of his vehicle and hit a utility pole.

Police say it appeared to be only one vehicle involved. They say the driver tried to run away from the scene, but he was apprehended. 

A male occupant in the car was pronounced dead at scene.

The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody; DUI charges are pending.