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Chesapeake, VA (October 30, 2021) – Officers say that one person was transported to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash occurred in Chesapeake on Saturday evening, October 30.

Pughsville Road in Chesapeake was closed for nearly two hours on Saturday evening as police worked to investigate the hit-and-run accident.

Initial reports indicate that a pick-up truck, towing a trailer, was hit by another pick-up truck around 6:30 p.m. on Pughsville Road, located between Taylor Road and I-664. When the pick-up truck and trailer collided, both caught fire.

The suspected at-fault driver fled the scene before police arrived. One person in the other vehicle was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing, and further details have not been provided.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Injury Vehicle Accidents in Virginia

Chesapeake, VA - Victim Hospitalized After Hit-and-Run Wreck on Pughsville RdAn estimated 1,000 people are killed in car accidents throughout the Commonwealth every single year and an additional 65,000 victims will be seriously injured.

Long after the actual accident is over, many victims still suffer from long-term physical issues and psychological trauma. This is especially true if they endured a critical injury such as a traumatic brain injury, bone fractures, and spinal damage.

Even if you make every effort to drive defensively to protect yourself and other drivers, you cannot ensure that others will be as considerate. Sadly, tens of thousands of people are left with debilitating injuries after these accidents. Crashes that are caused by a driver’s negligence can leave victims in harrowing circumstances.

Oftentimes, these victims require medical treatment and ongoing therapy lasting for months or years. As a result, victims may pay tens of thousands of dollars out of their own pockets.

Chesapeake Car Accident Lawyer

If you were hurt in a car accident caused by another driver, you most likely have legal recourse. You and your family can speak with a car accident attorney in Chesapeake. Contacting an attorney immediately following your accident is vital. You may learn that you are entitled to compensation, which can help you cover your financial burdens.

Attorney Ron Kramer II has years of experience helping victims and their loved ones get the justice they deserve. Our personal injury attorneys in Chesapeake understand the many challenges victims face during this time. We are determined to provide the most competent, effective legal representation possible.

Our legal team goes above and beyond to help our clients. If you’ve been injured in a wreck caused by another party’s negligence, act quickly. Contact our Virginia Beach-area accident attorneys in the Hampton Roads area at (757) 802-4662 to schedule a free consultation and protect your legal rights.

Note: Our team of writers uses secondary sources when gathering information for these posts. This includes, but is not limited to local news stories, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts of injury accidents in the Hampton Roads area. Our staff does not independently verify the information in our posts. As a result, if you find any information that is not correct or if you would prefer that we remove the post, please contact our firm right away so that we can make the appropriate changes to reflect the most accurate information available or remove the post.

Disclaimer: Virginia Beach Injury Law has worked hard throughout the years to become valued members of the local Virginia Beach business community. Our goal in writing these posts is to inform and educate Virginia residents about the dangers of driving and boating in hopes that everyone will use caution when operating any type of vehicle or watercraft and avoid being involved in a serious accident. This post should not be misconstrued as a solicitation for business. These posts are not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.