Action Day: Potential severe storms and flash flooding threaten Hampton Roads, NE North Carolina

Virginia Beach police chase ends in crash

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia State Police said Wednesday morning that a traffic stop in Virginia Beach ended in a crash off of I-264.

According to police, at 12:07 a.m., a Virginia State Trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on I-264 West at Rosemont Road. A 2015 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling upwards of 100 miles per hour, and according to police was possibly driving under the influence.

The trooper attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to stop and a pursuit began. The driver continued at a high rate of speed on I-264 through I-64, exited at Indian River Road and lost control at the intersection of Elbow Road, where he ran off the road and struck several trees.

The vehicle’s driver, 34-year-old Virginia Beach man Thomas Miller, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The Commonwealth’s Attorney was notified and charges are pending.

Police said the incident remains under investigation.

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.