Driver ejected from truck in Virginia Beach crash

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A man was ejected from his pickup truck when he crashed it into a something off the road at Shore Drive and Atlantic Avenue in the early hours of Tuesday.

Police say the man was driving his Ford F-150 east from Shore Drive to the 8200 block of Atlantic Avenue just before 1:30 a.m.

A police spokesperson says the man drove onto a median, hit a pedestrian crossing sign and a tree — which caused the truck to go airborne. The truck his a concrete wall, and the man was ejected through the windshield in the process.

Police say the man hit a tree and landed in someone’s pool deck.

Paramedics took the driver to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Investigators believe alcohol and speed were factors in the crash.

Stay with for updates as they become available.

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