Driver collapses, dies after crashing tractor trailer

Posted at 5:28 AM, Jan 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-20 12:38:54-05

Suffolk, Virginia - A 46-year-old truck driver died Tuesday morning after a tractor trailer accident on Route 58 in Suffolk.

The victim was driving the tractor trailer eastbound in the 5600 block of Holland Road around 11:45pm.

The tractor trailer went off the road and struck a guardrail before coming to a rest in a ditch.

After the accident, the man collapsed while talking to police. Medics worked on the driver at the scene and he was transported to Sentara Obici Hospital where he died.

He has been identified as 46-year-old Jonathan Lee Wilson of Portsmouth.

The accident remains under investigation.