VBPD FACT team Investigating a Serious Accident Involving Pedestrian

Saturday, December 16, 2017

On December 16, 2017 at 7:17 am Emergency Communications received a report of an accident involving a pedestrian in the 3800 block of Shore Drive.

The preliminary information gathered has indicated that a vehicle was travelling on Shady Oaks Drive and proceeded to make a left turn onto Shore Drive. The pedestrian was crossing Shore Drive, heading northbound when she was struck by the vehicle.

The adult female victim was transported to a local hospital by Virginia Beach EMS with life threatening injuries.  Unfortunately she later died of her injuries.  The decedent is identified as 67-year-old Gulay Brandli.

The operator of the Ford Fusion was issued Virginia Uniform Traffic Summons for Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian and No Operator's License. 

This accident remains under investigation by the VBPD Fatal Crash Team (FACT).


MPO Linda Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police Department / Public Affairs Officer