Driver hospitalized after crash

Published 3:23 pm Sunday, December 27, 2015

A man was sent to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital after a single-vehicle crash early Sunday.

Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the accident on westbound Route 58 near the Virginia Department of Transportation Weigh Station after the crash was reported at 3:33 a.m.

The Nissan Xterra left the roadway and struck a jersey wall, with the driver of the vehicle being ejected from the vehicle, according to a city press release. The male driver suffered injuries considered life-threatening and was ground transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. There were no other occupants of the vehicle.

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The middle lane and right lane of westbound Route 58 were closed while police investigated and cleaned up the accident.

The accident remains under investigation.