Driver killed in Thursday morning crash on Lynnhaven Parkway

Posted at 7:39 AM, Aug 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-18 08:29:46-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – One person was killed in a crash on Lynnhaven Parkway at Gravenhurst Drive on Thursday morning.

The crash was reported at 6:54 a.m. to Virginia Beach emergency dispatchers.

Police say it involved two vehicles.

The victim’s vehicle was on Gravenhurst Drive and making a left turn onto Lynnhaven Parkway when it was hit by an oncoming vehicle traveling northbound on Lynnhaven Parkway.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. The driver of the other vehicle was charged with reckless driving.

Both directions of Lynnhaven Parkway were closed between Indian River Road and Pleasant Valley Road for several hours while the crash was investigated. The road has since reopened.

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