State Police investigate fatal single vehicle crash on Eastern Shore

Posted at 9:40 AM, Jun 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-30 12:47:18-04

NORTHAMPTON CO., Va. - State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that took place Wednesday morning on the Eastern Shore.

Officials received a call around 8:20 a.m. after a vehicle had struck a pole at the 21000 block of North Bayside Road.

Police say the driver, 29-year-old Antoinette Young, was traveling westbound on N. Bayside Road, when she went across the double solid lines into the eastbound lanes, ran off the roadway, and struck a utility pole.

The passenger and mother of the driver, 52-year-old Michelle Deval Young died upon impact.

Antoinette Young was flown to Norfolk Sentara Hospital.

Police say seatbelts were not worn at the time of the crash and it is still under investigation.