VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Two people, including a pedestrian, were killed and four others were injured after a two-vehicle crash early Friday morning.
Emergency communications received the call at 12:53 a.m. for the accident at the intersection of S. Military Highway and Indian River Road.
Virginia Beach Police located two vehicles and two people that were pronounced dead at the scene. They originally believe the two deceased were both thrown from one of the vehicles.
Crash Team investigators later determined one of the victims killed was actually a pedestrian. Police have since identified that person as 27-year-old Keeahney Dwahquan Scott, of Chesapeake.
Based on their investigation, a Nissan Altima was traveling north on S. Military Highway at high speeds. Police say the driver of the Altima intentionally ran through multiple red traffic signals.
As the Nissan approached the intersection of Indian River Road, a Toyota Camry was attempting to turn left onto Indian River Road from a southbound turning lane on S. Military Highway, according to police.
The Nissan struck the Toyota as it was turning, causing the Toyota to spin towards the east side of S. Military Highway where a pedestrian was walking. Police say the Toyota hit the pedestrian as a result.
The driver of the Nissan was ejected from the vehicle as it rotated and eventually rolled over, according to police. He was later identified as 33-year-old Lance Leaundrae Williams, of Norfolk.
The other four people were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, police say.
The intersection of S. Military Highway and Indian River Road was shut down for over five hours while crews investigated the crash.
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