Man dies after head-on collision on I-664 in Chesapeake

Posted at 10:12 AM, Feb 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-12 21:05:20-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A man is dead following a three-car head-on collision on Interstate 664 Sunday morning.

Virginia State Police were called at approximately 7:50 to the accident in the northbound lanes of I-664 south of exit 11, which is Portsmouth Boulevard.

According to VSP, a 2013 Nissan Altima was traveling in the southbound lanes when the driver crossed over the median into the northbound lanes, striking a 2011 Ford F-150 and a 1995 Lexus GS300 head-on.

The driver of the Nissan was trapped inside the car and had to be extricated and then taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Lexus, 37-year-old Darryl Matthews of Suffolk died upon the head-on impact.

No one inside the Ford F-150 was injured.

Virginia State Police say alcohol was not a factor in the crash and that the crash is still under investigation.

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