Crash on 460 in Suffolk Involving Trucks Leaves One Dead, Seven Injured
A multi-vehicle traffic crash in Suffolk involving two tractor trailers and six cars has left one person dead and seven injured.
Route 460 was closed for several hours Wednesday morning after a deadly crash involving two tractor-trailers. The road was shut down for several hours.
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Crews responded to the 4700 block of Pruden Boulevard (Rt. 460) westbound at about 7.14 a.m. Media reports stated the accident involved two big rigs and six cars.
Suffolk Police said seven patients were transported to local hospitals. One person was flown by Nightingale and another flown by Life Evac to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. The accident was described as a chaotic scene on the ground.
“Three are in a critical condition, three have non life-threatening injuries, and one is deceased,” stated WTKR.com.
WTKR identified the deceased man as 48-year-old Thomas David Rush of Virginia Beach.
My thoughts as a Suffolk trucking accident attorney are with his family. Accident involving tractor trailers are often serious in nature. It’s not clear from the reports how this accident occurred and which party was at fault.
Two motorists were admitted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with one listed in fair condition and the other in a serious condition, WTKR reported.
A third person who was injured was transported to Sentara Norfolk General was treated and released.
Three people were transported to Suffolk’s Sentara Obici Hospital where two were treated and released. Another was being evaluated for injuries on Wednesday afternoon.
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