Man dies at hospital after vehicle hits tree in Chesapeake

Posted at 9:31 PM, Feb 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-03 22:04:41-05

truckCHESAPEAKE, Va. – An 81-year-old man died after a single vehicle crash on Friday night.

Officers located a Ford pickup truck that hit a tree in the area of Indian River Road and Oaklette Ave., around 8 p.m.

Police say the male driver had life threatening injuries and died after being transported to the hospital.

There was also a female passenger who is suffering serious injuries, police said.

Both people in the vehicle were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

The cause of the accident is being investigated.