One gravely injured in Route 58 crash

Published 8:43 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2016

A man is hospitalized with serious injuries following a Wednesday morning crash on U.S. Route 58 in Chesapeake.

The crash happened at 12:10 a.m. at Route 58 and Biscoe, near the Hampton Roads Executive Airport, according to Detective D.M. Boykin of the Chesapeake Police Department.

According to Boykin, a Pepsi delivery truck was parked legally on the side of the road at the Kangaroo Gas Station on Route 58 eastbound, when a car ran into it from behind.

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The passenger vehicle’s driver suffered injuries that were considered life-threatening and was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. The Pepsi truck driver was uninjured.

According to Boykin, alcohol may have played a role in the accident, which remains under investigation.