UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal crash involving Virginia Beach school bus

Posted at 3:00 PM, Oct 03, 2014

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 72-year-old Chu Tze Sawyer of Norfolk. The case remains under investigation.

Virginia Beach, Va. -  One person has died and several others are injured after a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Silverleaf Drive and South Independence Boulevard.

It happened at approximately 2:10 p.m. on Friday afternoon and involved two vehicles and a school bus. Police say no children were on the bus at the time.

The crash is also confirmed to involve a fatality. Once the next of kin has been notified, the identity of the victim will be provided.

Police say at least four people were taken to the hospital. One of the people was transported with serious injuries while another was transported with critical injuries. Two others were transported for evaluation.

Crews are asking motorists to take an alternate route and avoid the area for the time being. Police say northbound South Independence Boulevard at Silverleaf Road is estimated to be shut down for approximately three hours as the investigation continues. Southbound South Independence Boulevard is now open.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.