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Portsmouth, VA (November 13, 2021) – Officers with the Portsmouth Police Department are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that occurred late Saturday evening, November 13, and left at least one person dead.

Police say the incident occurred around midnight near the Midtown Tunnel, though the exact location of the crash is not yet clear.

The Midtown Tunnel was blocked as police investigated the accident. They did not provide information on other injuries and have reported only one fatality thus far.

No additional details have been released, but officers say their investigation is ongoing at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Serious Car Accidents in Virginia

Portsmouth, VA - Deadly Auto Accident at Midtown Tunnel Under PPD InvestigationAn estimated 1,000 people die in car accidents throughout the Commonwealth every single year and an additional 65,000 victims will be seriously injured.

Long after an accident, many victims continue to suffer from long-term physical issues or psychological trauma. This is particularly true if they endured a critical injury such as a traumatic brain injury, TBI, bone fracture, and spinal cord damage.

Even if you make every effort to drive defensively to protect yourself and other drivers, you can’t guarantee that others will be as considerate. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people are left with debilitating injuries after these accidents. Wrecks that are caused by the negligence of another driver can leave victims in devastating 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.

Portsmouth Auto 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 reach out to a car accident attorney in Portsmouth. Contacting an attorney immediately following your accident is crucial. Plus, you may find 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 families get the justice they deserve. Our personal injury attorneys in Portsmouth understand the numerous challenges victims face in this time. We are driven 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 Portsmouth 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.