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Crash on I-264 in Virginia Beach Kills Two, Injures Five

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Crash on I-264 in Virginia Beach Kills Two, Injures Five

I was horrified to read about a crash on Interstate 264 tonight that killed two people and injured five.

The wreck was caused by the driver of Chrysler Pacifica that crossed a median and hit two vehicles heading eastbound just west of Birdneck Road.

It’s not clear why the car crossed the median. However, the consequences were tragic.

According to WAVY.com, a passenger in the Chrysler and another driver lost their lives.

Weck on I-264 kills two, injures five

Virginia State Police were called to the accident just before 6 pm. Police dispatchers said seven vehicles were involved, according to WAVY.com.

State police said the Pacifica was traveling west on I-264. It crossed through the median and struck two vehicles heading eastbound.

The passenger in the Chrysler was killed at the wreck scene. The female driver of the Chrysler was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Police said the driver of one of the eastbound vehicles was also pronounced dead at the scene.

The WAVY report stated the driver and three passengers of the second eastbound car were taken to a nearby hospital as well. There was no update on their conditions.

State police are still investigating this wreck. The Crash Reconstruction Team from the State Police's Chesapeake Division was at the scene assisting with the ongoing crash investigation.

Our deepest condolences go to the families of those who died. We hope those who were injured make a fast recovery.

All eastbound and westbound lanes of I-264 remained closed for hours after the crash at First Colonial Road remain closed. Detours are in place.

When head-on and wrong way crashes occur, we often see very serious injuries. Typically, these kinds of wrecks occur at night or alcohol is a factor. There was no confirmation that alcohol was a factor in this crash.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to the fault of another driver, you have rights. Every year, we help people who have been injured on I-264 in Virginia Beach.

Call our Virginia Beach car accident injury lawyers for a free consultation at (757) 455-0077. You can get hold of us around the clock and we can come and meet you at your home or in the hospital.

John Cooper

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John Cooper

John Cooper is a veteran of personal injury law practice in Virginia. A native Virginian, he was raised in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. He has more than 20 years of experience handling personal injury cases and recently handled the largest auto accident settlement in 2010, according to VA Lawyers Weekly. The award provided $3.5 million to a child whose young father died when the vehicle he was a passenger in was rear-ended by a careless truck driver.

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Jim Hurley has been practicing law throughout Virginia for more than two-and-a-half decades. During his career, he has tried more than 100 jury trials — a staggering number — and handled hundreds more that were settled out of court. He is guided by the principle that the client is in charge of his or her case and should be kept fully aware of the litigation process. Jim has been awarded an AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given, for his practice of law. He was named in Virginia Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015, 2016.

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Bill O’mara

Bill O’Mara started his legal career in 2008, moving back to his home town of Chesapeake, VA. He has practiced in the field of plaintiffs’ personal injury and other litigation. He has gained extensive court room and trial experience, including contested trials before judges and juries across Hampton Roads. In 2014, Mr. O’Mara joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers as an associate attorney. He became a partner in 2017.

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