Chesapeake Police: Vehicle involved in fatal crash not a go-kart but a ‘heavily modified’ car

Posted at 11:26 PM, Apr 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-23 17:36:46-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A man driving a heavily-modified and non street-legal vehicle died Sunday after being involved in a crash with a sedan in Chesapeake.

According to officials, the crash happened around 9 p.m. at the intersection of Eden Way N. and Savory Crescent.

The victim was pronounced dead by medical personnel at the scene of the crash. Police have identified the victim, but his family has asked for News 3 not to release his name.

Chesapeake Police first reported the vehicle to be a go-kart, but later said the vehicle was a heavily modified Honda Civic. The vehicle was registered through the DMV but was not street-legal, policy say.

The crash is still under investigation.

Officials have not said which vehicle was at fault for the crash.