Two Vehicle Crash Involving Marked PD Unit

Sunday, January 05, 2020

​On Saturday, January 4, 2020 at approximately 11:37 p.m., two marked VBPD police cars were stopped behind a car in the northbound lane of First Colonial Road at the intersection of Republic Road.  The two marked units were sitting stationary with their emergency lights activated, waiting for a tow truck to arrive. ​ One of the marked units, still with emergency equipment activated attempted to pull out into the adjoining northbound lane when it was struck by a civilian car who was also traveling northbound.  Both the operator of the police car and the civilian car were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

This crash is being investigated by members of Special Operations. 

MPO Tonya Pierce

Police Public Affairs Officer