1 person killed, 3 hospitalized following serious vehicle crash in Chesapeake; Man charged with involuntary manslaughter

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Posted at 4:57 AM, Jun 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-19 12:22:22-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - The Chesapeake Police Department is investigating after one person was killed and three more were injured in a crash late Tuesday night.

According to police, officers were called to the intersection of Battlefield Boulevard and Campostella Road at 11:20 p.m. for reports of a serious vehicle crash. When officers arrived, they learned that a four-door sedan was traveling through the intersection of Battlefield and Campostella when a pickup truck ran the red light and struck the sedan.

One person inside the sedan was killed on impact and two more were taken to a local hospital in serious condition. The pickup truck's driver was also injured and was taken to the hospital.

Both vehicles suffered from heavy damage.

Police say alcohol may play a factor in the fatal crash.

Tyler Grant, 28, was charged with felony involuntary manslaughter in connection with the crash.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.