Passenger seriously injured after work van strikes utility pole in Newport News

Posted at 7:43 PM, Mar 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-02 19:44:46-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left one man seriously injured Tuesday evening.

According to officials, around 5:10 p.m., police responded to the area of Jefferson Avenue and Wilcox Lane in reference to a single-vehicle crash.

When officers arrived they found a work van that had crashed into a utility pole.

A passenger of the van, a 23-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital with injuries that are believed to be life-threatening. The driver and another passenger were not injured, police say.

There is no further information at the time and the investigation remains ongoing.