HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 43-year-old man working on the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project was arrested Thursday after he allegedly stabbed a coworker at the job site.
Virginia State Police responded to a report of a stabbing at the south island of the HRBT in Hampton around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.
Police said two coworkers employed by Hampton Roads Connecting Partners (HRCP), VDOT’s section handling the HRBT expansion project, were involved in a verbal altercation that turned physical.
One of the men involved was stabbed three times, but his injuries were not considered life-threatening. He was also able to tell authorities who stabbed him.
Police said the suspect fled the scene in his vehicle after the altercation.
Virginia State Police arrested 43-year-old Jason Burl in Chesapeake around 3:30 p.m. Thursday. He was taken into custody without incident and brought to Chesapeake City Jail.
Burl is charged with malicious wounding.