Single Vehicle Fatality

Friday, June 16, 2017

On Friday, June 16, 2017 at approximately 8:13 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of a single vehicle crash in the 5700 block of Bayside Road.  Officers located an adult male occupant.  The man was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation has determined that the vehicle was traveling westbound on Bayside Road when it crossed the on-coming lane, exited the roadway and struck a tree. 

This fatality is being investigated by members of the  Virginia Beach Police Department's Fatal Crash Team.

The decedent​ has been identified as 61-year-old Luis Lopez Sierra, of Norfolk.

Factors related to the cause of this crash is still to be determined as this is an active investigation.


MPO Tonya Pierce

Police Public Affairs Officer