Search Site
Main Office : 125 St Pauls Blvd, Ste 510, Norfolk, Virginia 23510   |   8 Hampton Roads Meeting Locations
Free Consultation Call or Text 24/7 757.455.0077
Virginia Injury Blog
Driver in York County is Airlifted After Two Car Wreck

My hometown motivates me to work hard for my client and get results.- John Cooper

Attorney at Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers

Driver in York County is Airlifted After Two Car Wreck

By Griff O'Hanlon, York County Car Accident Attorney

I was alarmed to see the dramatic pictures from York County of an accident that resulted in one driver being airlifted to the hospital. reported on a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Cook Road and Falcon Road on Thursday afternoon.


York County Fire and Life Safety spokesman Assistant Chief Jeffery Pyne said the two vehicles were on top of each other at the crash scene, just after 4 p.m. The crash appeared to involve an SUV and a sedan.

The driver of the car that appeared to be under the SUV, was trapped inside in his vehicle and additional EMT units were called in to help get him out at the scene. He was later airlifted by Nightingale to Norfolk Sentara General with unknown injuries. Pyne said the other driver was not injured.

The crash closed Cook Road from Route 17 to Falcon Road just under an hour.

Also on Thursday, a driver was injured in a three-vehicle accident in Virginia Beach. The wreck occurred around 8 a.m. in the 3300 block of E. Princess Anne Road, according to investigators.

TV news channels reported that the driver of a Dodge Stratus struck the back of a Coca-Cola tractor-trailer, stated police, causing the car to spin into oncoming traffic. The Dodge was then struck by a Ford Expedition and left the roadway, destroying an HRT bus shelter. Fortunately, nobody was in the shelter at the time of the crash. 

The 36-year-old driver of the Dodge was treated for injures that didn’t appear to be life-threatening. The driver was later charged with improper lane change.

These accidents illustrate how things can go badly wrong in a matter of seconds. Often a simple mistake or a lapse of attention can cause a traffic wreck.

At Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers, we help those who have been hurt in a wreck due to no fault of their own. If you are injured in a car accident in Hampton Roads, or further afield, you should first get the proper medical attention. Try to collect evidence at the accident scene that could be useful for a future claim. If you are not in a fit state to talk to witnesses, take pictures of the wreck scene on your smart phone. Although a police officer or state trooper will carry out an investigation, your evidence may be important.

Call Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers at (757) 455-0077 or see our resources on car accidents in Virginia.


Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


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.

View Full Bio
Jim Hurley

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.

View Full Bio
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.

View Full Bio
    • Spring Raffle
      Enter to win a $75 Food Lion Gift Card!

      In the spirit of spring, warm weather, and delicious food Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers is excited to give away TEN $75 Food Lion gift cards to get your outdoor grilling started. To enter the raffle just click the button below. Contest Ends June 1st.

      Don’t forget to add your information so we are able to contact you if you win. Good Luck!

    • Recent Blogs Pedestrian Accidents in Hampton – Man is Seriously injured on Old Buckroe Road

      Pedestrian accidents in Hampton often make news headlines. The city on the Virginia Peninsula suffers from bad congestion and many streets are not easy to cross…. Read More »


      Read More
    • Download our FREE e-books

      At Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers, we understand that the law is confusing. Learn about what to do after an accident. Explore our collection of FREE e-books.

      View Free E-Books
    • 2018 Scholarship Award

      Cooper Hurley awards three $2,000 college scholarships annually to high school seniors in the Tidewater and Eastern Shore areas of Virginia. Eligible students can submit an essay of 500 to 1,000 words on the subject of Distracted Driving. We established this program to aid worthy scholars and to raise awareness of the tragic consequences of distracted driving, which we encounter too often in our practice.

      Learn More
    Contact Us

    Please fill out form below and one of our attorneys will contact you.

    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
    8 Hampton Roads Meeting Locations

    Use the map below to find the location closest to you

    View more