Man dies in crash on Big Bethel Road in Hampton

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated.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.

Crash scene

HAMPTON, Va. – A man died in a crash Monday morning when his vehicle hit a utility pole and fire hydrant on Big Bethel Road in Hampton.

Hampton Police say dispatchers received multiple calls about the crash around 7:44 a.m.

Officer arrived at the intersection of Big Bethel Road and West Lewis Road to find a white Chevy van that had crashed. Inside was an adult male. He was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

A preliminary investigation has revealed that the vehicle was traveling southbound on Big Bethel Road when the driver lost control, traveled off the road and hit a utility pole and fire hydrant before coming to rest in the roadway.

The crash remains under investigation.