Senior with medical emergency seriously injured after hitting wire in median

Posted at 10:56 PM, May 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-16 06:07:07-04

Norfolk, Va. – A 70-year-old man was injured after he suffered a medical emergency and ran off the road in Norfolk on Friday night.

He was driving his Dodge Caravan in the 5900 block of Chesapeake Blvd.  at 8:30 p.m.

Witnesses say the man was going southbound on Chesapeake Blvd. when he ran off of the road, hit a wire in the median and ended up in the Northbound traffic lanes.

He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries.

No other vehicles were involved. The driver was the only person in the vehicle at the time.