1 dead, 2 seriously injured after 2-vehicle crash near Godwin Bridge in Suffolk; police seeking witnesses


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — One person died and two others were seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash Friday, November 12 in Suffolk.

Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the crash at 5:26 p.m. in the 2200 block of Bridge Road near the Godwin Bridge.

Police said an adult passenger of one vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. A second occupant of that vehicle was seriously injured. Another person in the other vehicle also sustained severe injuries.

Both injured people were taken to local hospitals, police said.

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On Saturday afternoon, police identified the man who died as 83-year-old Glen Nelon.

Public Works set up detours in the area of Bridge Road and Crittenden Road as well as Bridge Road and Bennetts Pasture Road while authorities investigated.

Police are asking for the public’s help with the investigation. Anyone with information, or who may have witnessed the accident, is asked to contact the Investigations Team at 757-335-9078.

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