VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A man is dead after a crash on a Virginia Beach road Monday morning.
According to MPO James Cason with the Virginia Beach Police Department, the crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Sandbridge Road near Ashbys Bridge Court. The crash involved just one vehicle.
Cason said the driver and lone occupant lost control in the westbound lanes of Sandbridge Road and crossed over into the eastbound lanes before running off the roadway and hitting several trees.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Donald S. Brinkley III of Virginia Beach.
Sandbridge Road was closed in both directions with traffic diverted on Atwoodtown Road as crews worked the scene.
Cason said speed and weather conditions were possible factors in the crash.
Further information was not immediately available. Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.