Fatality accident Dam Neck Rd/London Bridge Rd

Friday, April 13, 2018


​The decedent has been identified as 55-year-old Ricardo Wright of Newport News, Virginia.​

On Friday, April 13, 2018 at 6:25 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a collision between two vehicles  near the intersection of Dam Neck Road and London Bridge Road. ​

Preliminary investigations determined that the driver of the minivan was traveling westbound on Dam Neck Road. Just prior to the intersection the Chevrolet Venture minivan rear ended a Honda Civic. The Honda Civic was forced off the right side of the roadway. The minivan ran off the left side of the road and struck several trees in the median. One adult male was transported by Emergency Medical Services to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The other adult male succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. 

This case remains under investigation by members of the Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT). No other information is available at this time. This release will be updated as soon as information becomes available.

MPO L. M. Bauder

Virginia Beach Police Department

Public Affairs Officer, Alternate

(757) 385-4097 office