Motorcyclist who crashed after driving 100 mph on I-64 in Chesapeake faces multiple charges


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police said a motorcyclist crashed Tuesday night after they were seen driving more than 100 mph on Interstate 64 in Chesapeake.

Police said troopers attempted to stop the motorcyclist, who attempted to exit at George Washington Highway in the Deep Creek area when he lost control of the bike and wrecked.

The crash happened near mile-marker 296.1. Dispatchers said the call came in reporting the incident at 8:24 p.m.

The motorcyclist, 24-year-old Bishop Timothy Babb, of Cree Arc in Virginia Beach, suffered non life-threatening injuries.

Babb was taken to Chesapeake City Jail after going to the hospital. He faces a slew of charges, including felony eluding and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police say he also forged license plates and registration, and etched out his vehicle’s VIN number.

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