Fatal Accident /Lynnhaven Parkway

Thursday, August 17, 2017


​After further investigation, FACT team members have determined that after initial impact, the vehicle travelling northbound on Lynnhaven parkway struck a second vehicle that was sitting in the left turn lane, preparing to turn onto Gravenhurst Drive.

Speed is believed to have been a factor in the crash. The driver of the vehicle travelling northbound on Lynnhaven Parkway has been charged with reckless driving.


The Virginia Beach Police Departments Fatal Accident Crash Team is working an accident on Lynnhaven Parkway and Gravenhurst Drive.

A call came in at 6:54 am for a report of an accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Lynnhaven Parkway and Gravenhurst Drive.

The victim was pronounced deceased on scene by emergency personnel.

Preliminary investigation has shown that the victim's vehicle was on Gravenhurst Drive, making a left turn onto Lynnhaven Parkway when it was struck by an oncoming vehicle that was travelling northbound on Lynnhaven Parkway.

This investigation is still in the early stages, charges are pending.

At this time there is no additional information. This release will be updated as information becomes available.

MPO Linda Kuehn 

VBPD Public Affairs Officer​