Single Vehicle Crash -200 block of Oceana Boulevard

Saturday, May 08, 2021

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, at approximately 2:59 a.m, Emergency Communications received a call for a single vehicle crash near the intersection of Oceana Boulevard and Louisa Avenue. Officers, Emergency Medical Services and members of the Fire Department quickly arrived at the scene of the crash to assist both victims of this crash. 

Preliminary investigations determined that the vehicle was driving northbound on Oceana Boulevard. The driver ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree which caused severe damage to the vehicle. The driver was able to exit the vehicle however, the passenger was not and unfortunately died at the scene. Fire crews on scene worked for an extensive period of time to extricate the passenger from the vehicle. Police believe speed and alcohol may be contributing factors to the crash.  

This case is still very active and the roadway is expected to be closed for the next few hours for the accident investigation. Police ask that you please avoid this area. This release will be updated once the roadway is reopened. 

This case remains under investigation by members of the Fatal 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