Driver taken to hospital by air ambulance after crash, car fire in Chesapeake


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A driver in Chesapeake was transported to a local hospital after a single-vehicle crash in the Great Bridge section of the city.

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According to local authorities, the crash occurred around 9:35 p.m. in the 2500 block of Mt. Pleasant Road. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered the driver ran off the road crashing into a tree.

The car then caught on fire.

Police say the driver was taken to a local hospital by the air ambulance, Nightingale. The driver is expected to recover.

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