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
Fatal Accident is Reported on Hampton Highway in York County

I pride myself in helping clients through their toughest times.- Bill O’Mara

Attorney at Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers

Fatal Accident is Reported on Hampton Highway in York County

I was saddened to read that Virginia State Police were called out to a fatal crash in York County this afternoon

Troopers were called to the accident on Hampton Highway at Long Green Road just before 5 p.m.

State police reported that the right northbound lane of Hampton Highway was blocked as state police investigated.

Few further details were available about this fatal wreck such as how many vehicles were involved or the circumstances of the crash.

Hampton Highway in York County

Hampton Highway at Long Green Road

However, it’s the latest in a spate of deadly accidents in Hampton Roads this month. Earlier this week, a pedestrian lost his life in Hampton on W. Mercury Boulevard.

It’s not clear is a driver will be charged after a pedestrian was hit on the I-64 ramp at Mercury Blvd. on Tuesday night.

Also within the last week, a woman was killed in Accomack County on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

This crash occurred at 10.40 p.m. last Friday on Atlantic Road, less than a mile to the south of Bowden Lane. A report from Virginia State Police stated a Chevrolet Malibu was heading south on Atlantic Road when the vehicle ran off the road on a curve. It then spun around and hit a tree.

Police said an 18-year-old backseat passenger was killed in this crash.  Three other occupants of the car were injured. One of them, a 17-year-old sustained serious injuries.

Earlier this month, a serious accident on I-264 in Virginia Beach Police two dead and six injured.

The massive crash near the Birdneck Road intersection of the interstate closed the highway down in both directions for about six hours. One of the victims was a passenger in a Chrysler Pacifica that crossed a central reservation and headed in the wrong direction. The other was a man driving an incoming car.

We often see a surge in serious accidents over the holidays. There may be more traffic on the road or more drivers may be consuming alcohol. There has been no confirmation that alcohol was related to any of the fatal accidents in and around Hampton Roads in the last two weeks.

If you have lost a loved one in an auto accident, you may have grounds to make a wrongful death claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance company. Call Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers at (757) 455-0077.

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 Injury Lawyers as an associate attorney. He became a partner in 2017.

View Full Bio
  • Recent Blogs Nine People Are Rescued From a Fishing Boat Fire Off the Outer Banks

    A fishing boat fire off the Outer Banks of North Carolina illustrates how quickly things can go wrong at sea. Nine people were on a… 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 Injury Lawyers 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