PORTSMOUTH, Va. - State Police are investigating a fatal car crash that occurred at the intersection of Victory Boulevard and California Road Saturday morning.
Prior to 11:00 a.m., Portsmouth Police attempted to pull over a 2015 Jeep Wrangler whose driver was wanted on several violations.
Police say the driver, Ciara Elliott, refused to pull over and a pursuit was initiated. According to Portsmouth officials, Elliott was wanted for felony fraud, forgery, failure to appear in court, and driving with a suspended license.
During the pursuit, police say Elliott drove through the intersection of Victory Boulevard and California Road, crashing into a 2013 Chrysler 200.
The driver of the Chrysler 200, 35-year-old Calvin Coolidge Majette III, died upon impact from the crash. The female passenger in his car was taken to the hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries.
Police say Elliott and her female passenger both suffered non-life threatening injuries and were both taken to Norfolk Sentara Hospital.
Elliott has been charged with manslaughter.
Portsmouth Police Department requested the Virginia State Police Reconstruction Team to help investigate.