One dead in Newport News motorcycle accident

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police are responding after a serious accident involving a motorcycle that struck a tree ended in the motorcyclist’s death.

Dispatchers received the call at 10:06 a.m. for the crash, which occurred at the intersection of City Center Boulevard and Nat Turner Boulevard.

The 23-year-old driver was transported by medics to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

A large part of City Center Boulevard was shut down from Warwick Boulevard to Jefferson Avenue, and all eastbound traffic on City Center Boulevard is blocked due to the accident.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 for updates.