NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Police are investigating after a
motorcyclist dies in crash after colliding with a school bus.
Shortly after 5 p.m. Monday afternoon, first responders were
called to a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Granby Street
and East Gilpin Avenue involving a motorcycle and a Norfolk Public School bus.
The preliminary investigation has revealed the motorcycle
was traveling northbound on Granby Street and the bus was traveling eastbound
on East Gilpin Avenue. The vehicles collided in the intersection.
The motorcyclist, a 58-year-old man, was taken to the
hospital with serious injuries; however, he died shortly after arrival. The
man’s name will be released once his family has been notified.
The bus driver and the three Oceanview Elementary students
on board were not injured during the crash.
Once the traffic fatality team has completed their
investigation, their findings will be turned over to the Commonwealth
Attorney’s Office for review and determination of charges.
As police continue to investigate this incident, they
encourage anyone with information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through
the P3Tips mobile app.
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