*UPDATE* Serious Motorcycle Crash Indian River Rd/Kempsville Rd

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

UPDATE​ -  March 15, 2019

The decedent has been identified as 27-year-old Sherrod Londel Green of Virginia Beach.


UPDATE​ -  March 14th 2019

The operator of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased later in the evening by hospital staff.

The preliminary investigation has determined that an officer witnessed the motorcycle fail to stop at a red light.  The officer then activated his emergency equipment in an attempt to make a traffic stop.  The motorcyclist disregarded the officers emergency equipment and proceeded to run another red light as he travelled southbound on Indian River Road at Kempsville Road. The motorcyclist struck a sedan in the intersection that was turning left onto Indian River Road from Kempsville Road.

The operator of the sedan was not injured.

The identity of the decedent is being withheld until 24 hours after next of kin notification has been made.

This crash continues to be investigated by the VBPD Fatal Crash Team.

MPO Linda Kuehn

VBPD / Public Affairs Officer

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at approximately 7:05 PM an officer observed a crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle at the intersection of Indian River Road and Kempsville​ Road. The adult male motorcyclist sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported by EMS to the hospital. Traffic near this intersection is heavily congested, avoid the area and use alternate routes. 

This incident is being actively investigated by the Fatal Crash Team. 

That is all the information available at this time.

Police Officer II LG Hanson

Virginia Beach Police Department

Public Affairs Office- Alternate

2509 Princess Anne Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

757-385-4097 Office