Man charged with aggravated involuntary manslaughter, DUI after fatal Portsmouth crash

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Jamie L. Bryant

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Police are responding to a fatal crash Monday night.

The incident happened in the 1900 block of Deep Creek Blvd.

Police dispatchers were notified about the crash around 9:15 p.m.

According to traffic investigators, a UHAUL truck traveling on Deep Creek Boulevard, near Lincoln Street collided with an unoccupied parked utility truck causing the passenger of the vehicle to be ejected. Speed and alcohol were found to be factors in this crash.

The passenger, 25-year-old Jermaine Bryant, was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

The driver of the UHAUL vehicle had non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Investigators have arrested and charged the driver of the UHAUL vehicle, 26-year-old Jamie Bryant with Aggravated Involuntary Manslaughter, Driving under the influence of alcohol (D.U.I.), and his third offense of Driving while suspended.

Jamie Bryant is currently being held in the Portsmouth City Jail.

Download the News 3 app for on-the-go updates.

Google Map for coordinates 36.824015 by -76.321417.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.