Crash Involving a Police Vehicle 5000 Block Shore Dr

Monday, March 25, 2019

​On March 25th at 9:17 p.m. police were investigating a crash in the 5000 block of Shore Drive.  Officers had one lane blocked with a police vehicle with it's emergency lights activated.  The suspect vehicle, a 2007 Ford F150, was traveling in the open lane and drifted into the closed lane striking the occupied police vehicle.  The suspect, Eric T. Miller a 33 year old male and Virginia Beach resident, has been charged with failure to maintain lane, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, DUI and refusal to give a sample of breath / blood.  

The Officer involved in the crash sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The 5000 block of Shore Drive will remain closed while the crash is under investigation.  MPO E. Kiera of the Traffic Safety Unit is assigned as lead investigator.  ​

MPO A. L. Perry

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