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Serious Crash Injures Four on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News

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Serious Crash Injures Four on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News

There is still no official word on the severity of the injuries suffered by four motorists who were hurt in a serious six-vehicle accident on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News Wednesday.

This serious multi-vehicle crash in Newport News took place just before 7 a.m. The images of mangled cars at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Lee Street suggested serious injuries. Four people were taken to a local hospital and a firefighter suffered minor injuries.

Chief Steve Pincus of Newport News Fire Department said two motorists had to be freed from badly wrecked cars by fire crews. He described the scene as a “major accident.”

The wreck resulted in the closure of Jefferson Avenue for a few hours while the scene was cleared up.

No further information has been forthcoming about the conditions of those who were injured. We hope they make a speedy recovery. There has also been no further information about the cause of the crash either.

The number of serious accidents often spikes in the summer when more people are on the roads and commuter traffic is joined by holidaymakers in Hampton Road.

Virginia State Police reported seven people were killed on the roads of the Commonwealth over the three-day July 4 holiday.

The death toll was comprised of five drivers, a motorcyclist, and a pedestrian.

We were saddened to read about the deaths of two people in a single vehicle crash in Chesapeake. The other locations to report fatal wrecks were Roanoke, and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Chesterfield, Lunenburg and Sussex.

Virginia State Police stepped up its presence on the highways of the Commonwealth with more troopers on the road as part of Operation CARE or Combined Accident Reduction Effort.

The initiative is a national program to cut crashes, deaths and injuries from speeding, impaired driving, not wearing a seat belt and failure to restrain children.

Intersections are among the most dangerous places in Hampton Roads, particularly during the morning and evening commutes when thousands of drivers are in a hurry to get to work.

Fast-moving highways such as Jefferson Avenue, in Newport News, Independence Blvd in Virginia Beach and Battlefield Boulevard in Chesapeake, see numerous intersection accidents.

If you or a loved one has been hurt at an intersection or anywhere else in Hampton Roads or Virginia, it’s important to get legal advice fast. Often an insurance company will seek to downplay your injuries and your eventual payout. Call us for a free and confidential consultation at (757) 455-0077.

Jim Hurley

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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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