Multiple Injuries Are Reported in Dam Neck Road Crash in Virginia Beach
Reports of multiple injuries in a Dam Neck Road crash in Virginia Beach are nothing new. Over the last few months, Dam Neck Road has seen a spate of serious accidents.
On Friday night, police reported multiple injuries in a crash between an SUV and a sedan. Few details were available. However, WAVY.com reported one person was left unconscious in the wreck and others were hurt.
Virginia Beach dispatchers told the station one person was rendered unconscious following the crash near the intersection of Dam Neck and Elbow Road. The 911 call was received at 8:56 p.m.
Five people were traveling in the SUV and one person was in the sedan, according to police dispatchers.
We are saddened to read about the latest Dam Neck Road crash in Virginia Beach. Our thoughts are with those who were injured in the wreck. We hope they make a full recovery.
Dam Neck Road in Virginia Beach has been the scene of many serious crashes in recent months.
Why is Dam Neck Road So Dangerous?
Dam Neck Road runs east to west from the Oceanfront to Elbow Road. It has some busy intersections and cars, trucks and motorcycles are known to speed on the road.
On July 12, police reported two people died when a motorcyclist that was allegedly racing another car hit a moped on Dam Neck Road. By the end of July, six motorcyclists had died in Virginia Beach. The tally equaled the total motorcyclist death toll in the resort for 2017. A 17-year-old girl was charged with racing in a Subaru Crosstrek.
Three months earlier in April, Virginia Beach police officers were called to a fatal accident involving two vehicles on Dam Neck Road just before 6:30 p.m. on a Friday evening. The force of the impact sent both the vehicles off the roadway.
Police said the driver of a minivan hit the rear of a Honda Civic. The smaller vehicle was forced off the right side of the highway. The minivan left the highway to the left, hitting several trees in the median. One death was reported at the accident scene.
In some cases, drivers running a red light or failing to stop at a stop sign have caused a serious Dam Neck Road crash. In 2009, a woman and her daughter were killed by a red light runner at the intersection of Dam Neck Road and Corporate Landing Parkway.
What to Do If You Are Hurt in a Dam Neck Road Crash
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Dam Neck Road crash you should seek medical help right away. If your injuries were caused by another driver, it makes sense to consult a personal injury lawyer before you talk to the other side’s insurance company.
Every year, Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers help people who suffer horrendous injuries in wrecks in Virginia Beach whether on Dam Neck Road, Independence Boulevard, Virginia Beach Boulevard, Sandbridge Road, Shore Drive or on another hazardous road or intersection.
Our personal injury lawyers can meet you for a personal injury consultation at our Virginia Beach location, at our main office in Norfolk or at your home or hospital bed. Please call us today for a free consultation at (757) 455-0077.