Southampton Co. deputy injured in car accident

Southampton County, Va. – A deputy was injured in a single-car accident Saturday evening while on the way to a scene.

According to the Southampton County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened around 8:21 p.m.

The deputy was heading to a call of shots fired in the town of Courtland.  The deputy was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment.

It’s unknown what caused the crash.