*Update - Arrests Made* Bicyclist/Auto Fatality -Indian Lakes Boulevard/Halifax Drive

Thursday, October 08, 2020

*Update - Arrests Made

 The following two people have been arrested and charged with racing, causing serious injury or death for their involvement in this accident.

19-year-old Anthony Francis Tempesco of Virginia Beach. and 18-year-old Hallam Alexander Guiler of Virginia BeachBoth are being held in the Virginia Beach City Jail.

The victim has been identified as 59-year-old Edward Charles Richardson of Virginia Beach.



The roadways are open for all traffic.

On Thursday, October 8, 2020 at approximately 8:08 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a bicyclist/auto accident near the intersection of Indian Lakes Boulevard and Halifax Drive. Officers arrived on scene and located the adult male bicyclist who had been struck by the vehicle. Emergency Medical Services also responded to assist the victim however, the male succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the accident. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene with police. 

This case is still very active. Indian Lakes Boulevard is expected to be closed down for the next several hours at Halifax Drive, Breezewood Arch and Settlers Park Drive for the crash investigation. Police ask that you please avoid these areas. This release will be updated once the roadway is re-opened.

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, Public Affairs Officer, Virginia Beach Police Department

 


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