Three separate crashes during Thursday afternoon commute in Suffolk; one driver has died from his injuries


(Photo courtesy: Suffolk Police Department)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — There were three separate crashes, all within an hour, during the Thursday afternoon commute in Suffolk.

One of the crashes has turned deadly.

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The investigation into each of the following crashes is ongoing:

Pruden Boulevard/Route 460

The first incident of the afternoon occurred around 3:05 p.m. in the 4100 block of Pruden Boulevard/Route 460 westbound. When authorities arrived on the scene, they determined that a tractor-trailer was rear-ended by a dump truck.

The dump truck then went off the road and ended up in a nearby field.

Both drivers were treated on the scene, however, they neither required any further medical attention.

Traffic was backed up, however, all lanes are now open.

Godwin Boulevard/Route 10

Less than 20 minutes later, police responded to a head-on crash in the 5400 block of Godwin Boulevard/Route 10.

Both drivers were transported to local hospitals. One driver was critically injured, while the other only sustained minor injuries.

Suffolk Police say the driver who was sent to a local hospital with critical injuries has died. On Monday, police identified him as 64-year-old Chesapeake resident Timothy Durwood Lane.

Godwin Boulevard/Route 10 northbound

The third and final incident occurred around 4 p.m. in the 4600 block of Godwin Boulevard/Route 10 northbound. Police say that a rear-end collision involving a passenger vehicle and pick-up truck occurred.

One of the drivers was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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