Tractor-trailer, Amazon van crash causing diesel fuel spill in Suffolk, police say


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of a crash involving a tractor-trailer and an Amazon delivery van Sunday evening.

Emergency Communications was contacted at 5:27 p.m. about the incident involving an 18-wheeler and an Amazon van in the 2500 block of Whaleyville Boulevard in Suffolk.

The preliminary investigation determined that the vehicles were traveling in the same direction when the crash occurred.

Officials say the 18-wheeler ended up on its side in a ditch, partially blocking the roadway.

Photo courtesy: WAVY viewer Kelly O’Neal Hardison

Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews said diesel fuel spilled as a result of the incident.

The investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.

There were no injuries reported.

This is a breaking news story.

Latest News

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

WAVY Twitter Widget

***Don’t Miss Module Removal CSS***

WAVY Facebook