Man dies at hospital after vehicle hits tree in Chesapeake

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truckCHESAPEAKE, Va. – An 81-year-oldĀ man died after a single vehicle crash on Friday night.

Officers located a Ford pickup truck that hit a tree in the area of Indian River Road and Oaklette Ave., around 8 p.m.

Police say the male driver had life threatening injuries and died after being transported to the hospital.

There was also a female passenger who is suffering serious injuries, police said.

Both people in the vehicle were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

The cause of the accident is being investigated.