NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating after two have been seriously injured in a crash Saturday night.
At around 9:19 p.m., Newport News police and fire department officials responded to a single vehicle accident in the area of 78th Street and Chestnut Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers found a heavily damaged black sedan that had struck a tree.
The driver, a 30-year-old Newport News man, and a passenger, currently only identified as an adult male, both suffered severe injuries in the crash.
They were both taken to a local hospital. Police are not certain at this time if their injuries are life-threatening.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing, but officials say speed is believed to be a factor. There is no additional information at this time.
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