Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after wrecking while fleeing Chesapeake police

Posted at 1:33 PM, Sep 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-27 13:33:34-04

Chesapeake, Va. – A motorcyclist was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life threatening injuries early Saturday morning after crashing while fleeing police.

The motorcyclist was initially observed by police traveling recklessly with several other vehicles and was stopped in the area of South Battlefield and Hawk Blvd, then fled traveling south, according to police.

Police broke off the chase, and other units heading north found the biker after the crash.

Accident investigators are currently on the scene.