UPDATE: Driver of fatal Sandbridge Rd. crash identified

Posted at 7:11 AM, Apr 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-07 11:04:21-04


A fatal crash closed Sandbridge Road in Virginia Beach for several hours on Monday morning.

Virginia Beach Police say the single-vehicle crash occurred in the 1600 block near Atwoodtown Road around 6:30 a.m.

Police say the vehicle was reportedly traveling westbound on Sandbridge Road when the driver, 29-year-old Donald S. Brinkley III, lost control, crossed into the eastbound lane and ran off the road.

The vehicle hit several trees before coming to a stop. Brinkley was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say speed and road conditions are possible factors in the crash.

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.