Multi-vehicle crash leaves 4 motorcycle riders injured on I-264 in Virginia Beach

Posted at 8:20 PM, Apr 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-18 15:06:28-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - State Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving several motorcycles on Interstate 264 before the Birdneck exit.

Police say the crash was called in around 7:23 p.m. with multiple injuries.

According to police, eight motorcycles were traveling on I-264 East at an extremely high rate of speed, weaving in and out of traffic.

The driver of a white Suzuki motorcycle, 21-year-old Enoch Sutton, struck the rear of a 2016 Mercedes sedan. The driver of a black and orange Kawasaki motorcycle, 25-year-old Kurtis Brown, then lost control and laid down his motorcycle, and two more drivers, 25-year-old Keith Vaughn and 23-year-old Sidney Villarreal, collided with each other.

Vaughn lost control, ran off the roadway and struck a steel cable, and Villarreal's motorcycle ran over Brown's motorcycle.

Vaughn, Brown and Sutton were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, and Villarreal was taken with non-life threatening injuries. The Mercedes driver was not injured.

Police said they found three handguns, marijuana and a large sum of cash at the scene.

The roadway reopened at about 12:28 a.m. Sunday.

This crash remains under investigation, and charges are pending.