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Posted on: September 20, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Evening accident leaves man in critical condition


NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Traffic Fatality Team is investigating an early-evening motor vehicle accident that left a man hospitalized in critical condition.

Shortly after 8:00 p.m., Norfolk police and fire-rescue were called to the intersection of Vimy Ridge Avenue and Lafayette Boulevard for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. First responders located a man suffering from life-threatening injuries lying the roadway. Medics immediately transported the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation confirmed a motor vehicle and a moped collided in the intersection of Vimy Ridge Avenue and Lafayette Boulevard. The single occupant on the moped suffered extensive injuries as a result of the accident. No occupants in the motor vehicle reported injuries.

The driver of the motor vehicle remained at the scene and administered first aid prior to emergency personnel arriving on scene. At this time, the exact cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Evening motorists can expect delays in the area, as the intersection is closed for the ongoing investigation.

No further information is available for release at this time. Once information is confirmed, an updated press release will be disseminated.

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