Man seriously injured following 2-vehicle crash, vehicle fire in Suffolk

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Posted at 12:37 PM, Mar 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-23 15:31:53-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue are on the scene of a two-vehicle accident that left a man seriously injured Monday morning.

Emergency Communications was notified of the incident at 11:33 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2022.

The crash happened at East Constance Road and Myrtle Road.

According to a tweet from Suffolk Fire & Rescue, one of the vehicles caught fire and was extinguished before crews arrived at the scene.

One of the people involved in the crash was trapped in their vehicle and had to be extricated.

The driver of one of the vehicles was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries after medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel at the scene.

Crews quickly and successfully extricated the patient from the vehicle and transported the patient who had life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.