Motorcyclist avoiding police traffic stop fatally crashes in Norfolk

Posted at 7:54 PM, Dec 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-12 14:17:46-05

NORFOLK, Va. – A motorcyclist died Monday after crashing on Granby Street.

Around 4:45 p.m., an officer saw a speeding motorcycle, recklessly weaving in-and-out of traffic in the 4100 block of Granby Street, officials said.

The officer tried to stop the driver, who was later identified as Eamon Alexander, but he refused to stop and sped away.

While fleeing, Alexander lost control, left the roadway and hit a parked vehicle, police said. He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There were no other vehicles involved and no other injuries reported.