Man dies after being taken to hospital with serious injuries from 2 vehicle Suffolk crash

SU 1500 Whaleyville Boulevard crash (September 16)
Posted at 4:29 PM, Sep 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-17 11:01:48-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Two men were seriously injured after their vehicles collided in the 1500 block of Whaleyville Boulevard Thursday afternoon.

Dispatchers got the call about the crash, involving a passenger vehicle and van, at 1:15 p.m.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews had to rescue both drivers from their vehicles.

First responders gave them emergency medical assessment and treatment, and one man was airlifted via Nightingale to a local hospital. Another man was taken to a local hospital via ground transportation for further treatment.

Both of the drivers' injuries were considered life-threatening.

One of the drivers, Sean E. Perry, 54, succumbed to his injuries while in the hospital.

The portion of the road where the crash happened was closed in both directions, but it has since reopened.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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