Driver airlifted to Sentara Norfolk after Suffolk crash

Posted at 6:05 PM, Nov 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 18:05:01-05

SUFFOLK, Va. – A man was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital after he crashed his car into a tree in the 3500 block of Carolina Road Tuesday afternoon.

Photo: Suffolk Fire & Rescue

The call came in at 4:02 p.m.

Authorities say the man’s Toyota pick-up truck hit the tree after it ran off the road. He was the only person inside the truck during the crash.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel extricated the man from the truck. The victim was given emergency medical assessment and treatment before a Nightingale airlifted him to Sentara Norfolk with non-life-threatening injuries.

The road was closed for about an hour after the crash.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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