Single-vehicle crash closes parts of Whaleyville Blvd. in Suffolk


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Both directions of Whaleyville Boulevard were closed Thursday following a single-vehicle crash that sent one person to a local hospital.

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Suffolk Police said the crash occurred around 2:35 p.m. in the 2500 block of Whaleyville Blvd. They said a driver left the roadway and struck a power pole.

The crash caused powerlines to fall on the road. According to Dominion Energy’s outage map, nearly 200 were without power following the incident.

City officials said traffic would be detoured at Whaleyville Boulevard and Carolina Road, and Copeland Road and Carolina Road. 

The crash wasn’t fatal, police said Friday.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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