Police seeking driver after pursuit involving stolen Volvo; Juvenile passenger dies at hospital


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Local authorities are searching for the driver of a stolen vehicle that crashed following a police chase on New Year’s Eve, which led to the death of a teenage passenger.

Police say the unidentified driver ran away from the crash Tuesday afternoon, leaving behind 3 injured teenage passengers. One of the passengers, a juvenile, later died from his injuries at the hospital.

Chesapeake Police say the pursuit started in Chesapeake on Interstate 464, and ended with a crash in the area of Wilson and Indian River roads in the Berkley section of Norfolk.

They initially responded to the area of 1500 Sentinel Drive around 1:30 p.m. after receiving reports about a stolen white Volvo in the area.

Though authorities say more charges are pending for both the driver and passengers, Norfolk police have charged 19-year-old Darquez White with possession of a firearm by a felon.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online.

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