One injured in Sunday morning crash

Published 7:19 pm Sunday, September 5, 2021

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Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to a vehicle accident Sunday morning on Interstate 664 South near the College Drive overpass.

Emergency Communications received a call at 8:17 a.m. advising of the accident involving a single passenger vehicle, according to a city press release.

Fire & Rescue units arrived on scene to find a vehicle off the roadway with heavy damage and fire showing. The driver had been removed by passing motorists prior to the arrival of Fire & Rescue units.

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Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel provided emergency medical assessment and treatment for the driver and extinguished the fire. The driver was transported to a local hospital with injuries considered to be life-threatening.

Responding units included Battalion 2, Engine 25, Ladder 5, Medic 5, and EMS 2 along with units from Virginia State Police and the Virginia Department of Transportation.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by Virginia State Police.