Chesapeake head-on collision leads to rescue after driver entrapped in vehicle

Posted at 9:20 AM, Dec 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-12 22:48:38-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — First responders had to rescue the driver of a vehicle in Chesapeake Wednesday morning after a head-on collision with another vehicle left them entrapped.

The crash reportedly happened in the 2800 block of Battlefield Blvd. around 5 a.m. when the driver of one of the vehicles tried to pass another vehicle traveling southbound. This is when the passing vehicle struck a vehicle traveling northbound on Battlefield Blvd., leading to the driver going northbound becoming entrapped after the crash.

The Chesapeake Police Department says that while the two drivers are OK and were sent to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries, the 2800 block of Battlefield Blvd. was closed for almost two hours before being opened back up around 7 a.m.

Information on the drivers’ injuries was not released.

There is no further information.

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