Woman extricated with serious injuries following two-vehicle crash involving box truck on North Main Street in Suffolk


Crash on N Main St, Nov. 15, 2021 (Photo Courtesy – Suffolk Fire & Rescue)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A woman was extricated from a vehicle and sustained serious injuries following a crash involving a box truck in Suffolk Monday afternoon.

Members of Suffolk Police and Fire & Rescue were called to the two-vehicle crash around 2:40 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of North Main Street.

The crash involved a passenger vehicle and a box truck.

A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that the passenger vehicle left the roadway and ended up in a ravine on the side of the road.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue say the vehicle had to be stabilized before they could extricate a woman, also the sole occupant of the vehicle, out.

The woman was sent to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the box truck refused medical treatment.

A portion of the roadway was temporarily closed following the crash but later reopened.

The circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation.

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