Motorcyclist dies following accident on I-64 in Norfolk

Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man has died following a crash involving a motorcycle on I-64 in Norfolk early Saturday morning.

Officials were sent to an incident on I-64, east of Norview Avenue, where a two vehicle accident involving a motorcycle happened at around 2:35 a.m. on Saturday.

Early reports say that a 26-year-old man was driving a 2001 Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound on I-64 at high rate of speed when he struck the rear of a 2007 Honda Civic that was also traveling eastbound.

The motorcyclist was thrown off the motorcycle and died at the scene upon impact according to officials.

During this incident, an SUV stopped for the accident and was struck by a tractor trailer from behind. This separate accident along with the initial crash caused a significant delay in traffic.

The highway was clear shortly after 5:45 a.m.

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