Speeding vehicle hits Chesapeake Police car in early morning crash on I-464

Posted at 6:05 AM, Oct 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-18 10:25:28-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va – A Chesapeake Police officer and another person were injured early Tuesday in a crash on I-464 near Military Highway.

Around 5:30 a.m., the officer, with the emergency lights on his patrol car activated, was assisting a private contractor with stopping southbound traffic on I-464 for a road closure when he noticed a vehicle speeding toward his patrol car.

The vehicle hit the patrol car causing significant damage.

Both the officer and the driver of the vehicle were transported a local hospitals for minor injuries.

The accident is currently under investigation. Charges are pending against the driver of the other vehicle.