Norfolk Auto Accident Injury Lawyer Report : Driver is Killed, Passengers are Seriously Injured in Norfolk
A single car crash in Norfolk has killed the driver of a car and left two passengers seriously injured.
The accident occurred when a car smashed into a utility pole on West Little Creek Road, Norfolk, WAVY.com reported.
Karen Parker-Chesson of the Norfolk Police Department, said a call came in for a vehicle had hit a telephone pole at approximately 10 p.m. on October 16, 2012, The accident occurred in the 200 block of West Little Creek Road.
Man killed on W. Little Creek Road ID’d
The driver was later identified as Christopher Tonnet, 26, of Norfolk. Two other people in the car were taken to a local hospital to be treated for serious injuries. As an experienced Norfolk, VA car wreck injury lawyer, my thoughts are with the family of the dead man and those who were injured.
WAVY.com reported statement of witnesses saying Mr. Tonnet lost control of the car, spun off the road, hit a curb and struck a utility pole. One of the passengers is reported to be in a critical condition. It’s not yet clear why he lost control of the car.
If you are a passenger who is hurt in car that the driver has lost control of you may have grounds to file a personal injury claim against the driver’s insurance company. See our Norfolk accident injury lawyers’ advice on what to do after an auto accident.
The Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Hampton, VA personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries as well as wrongful death, railroad injury cases and medical malpractice. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims. Attorney John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News and throughout VA, and always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. Our motto is: “Your Injury. Our fight.” If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.