SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to a single-vehicle crash Wednesday.
The crash took place in the 2200 block of southbound Bridge Road at the foot of the Mills Godwin Bridge. Officials were notified at 2:07 p.m.
According to the preliminary investigation, a vehicle struck a tree branch in the roadway. The driver was extricated from the vehicle by crews and was taken to a hospital with critical injuries. The passenger suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
The roadways have now reopened.
After further investigation, police said a falling tree branch hit the vehicle as the driver approached the location where the incident happened.
As of Thursday, the driver is said to be in good condition at a local hospital.