Man dies after being pinned between two cars in crash at Virginia Beach/Norfolk line

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Norfolk, Va. - One man was killed and another seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash that pinned a man between two cars on Wesleyan Drive near the Virginia Beach/Norfolk city line.

The crash was reported at 9:26pm. Norfolk units responded to the scene first and took command, though Virginia Beach Police and Fire crews were also on scene.

Police have identified the fatal crash victim as James A. Wilson of Chesapeake, Virginia. Next of kin was notified prior to the release of the victim’s identity.

The health status of the second male victim transported by medics, remains serious, yet non-life threatening. Two women and an infant were also hospitalized, but their injuries are not considered to be life threatening, police say.

An investigation is ongoing. Once the investigation is complete, the Commonwealth’s Attorney will determine any charges.

Police say a Dodge Stratus was traveling southbound when the driver stopped in a traffic lane and James A. Wilson of Chesapeake got out to place something in the trunk.

A Mazda CX-7 traveling in the same lane collided with the Stratus and pinned Wilson between the two cars. Wilson was transported to Sentara Leigh Hospital and pronounced dead at 9:38PM.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.


1 Comment

  • DA

    I think I know where this happened. When you’re driving Northhampton and turning into Wesleyan Dr, a lot of times people with disabled cars stop on the right hand turn lane going into Norfolk Academy. The turn is rather sharp and it’s hard to look to the left and then check out the right since you have to move one lane over to properly merge into the two lane driving towards Wesleyan College.

    I always knew an accident was bound to happen with people parking their disabled cars on the right turn. I seen two accidents this week involving that right hand turn. My thought is that the city needs to investigate this turn and maybe cutting the tree downs near there or put in a stop light on the right turn lane so people can see.

    Please remember if you do drive here to carefully look to the right and left. Maybe make a complete stop even though it might anger people behind you. And if your car is broken down, please don’t park on the right hand turn lane. Drive up ahead and park ahead so that way anyone not paying attention won’t slam into you.

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