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Motorcyclist identified after being killed in Newport News two-vehicle crash over the weekend

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Posted at 11:48 AM, Oct 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-09 21:49:39-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Officials are investigating a crash that left one motorcyclist dead over the weekend.

On October 3, around 6:31 p.m., Newport News police responded to the area of Warwick Boulevard and Union Street in reference to a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a sedan.

Upon arrival, officers say they made contact with an adult male and an adult female who were occupants of the motorcycle, as well as an adult male who was an occupant of the sedan. All involved parties remained on scene.

The occupants of the motorcycle were transported to a local hospital with injuries that, that police say at the time, did not appear to be life-threatening. The driver of the sedan has been identified as a 44-year-old Smithfield man and he was not injured, reports say.

After arriving to the hospital, the injuries of the male occupant of the motorcycle were deemed life-threatening, and reports confirm that he later died from those injuries. He has been identified as 49-year-old Anthony Levy of Newport News.

A preliminary investigation revealed the sedan was traveling northbound on Warwick Boulevard and attempted to turn left onto Union Street when it collided with the motorcycle.

No further information is available at this time, and no charges have been filed in connection with the incident. The investigation remains ongoing.

The Newport News Police Department would like to speak with anyone who witnessed this crash. Witnesses are asked to contact Officer Sato at 757–928–4518.