1 charged with driving intoxicated after multi-vehicle crash with injuries on I-64 in Newport News

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police say one person has been charged in connection with a multi-vehicle crash that resulted in injuries on Interstate 64 Monday afternoon.

Sgt. Michelle Anaya of the Virginia State Police said the crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. Monday in the eastbound lanes of I-64 at mile marker 256, west of Victory Boulevard in Newport News.

The east left shoulder, left lane, and right shoulder on I-64 were closed for a period of time as troopers worked the crash.

Anaya said preliminary investigation reveals a 2007 Hyundai Entourage driven by Cooper Plum traveled from the far right lane over to the far left lane and struck a 2013 Hyundai Elantra from behind.

Plum continued driving until he stopped further up on the left shoulder.

Police said Plum, 22, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

He was taken to Newport News City Jail and given a secured bond.

10 On Your Side is still working to learn more about the extent of the injuries reported following the crash.

There are no further details.

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