Tractor-trailer, vehicle collide at VB intersection

Photo by WAVY/LaVoy Harrell
Photo by WAVY/LaVoy Harrell

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Two people were seriously injured when their vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer in Virginia Beach Thursday morning.

MPO Tonya Borman with the Virginia Beach Police Department told WAVY.com the crash happened around 1:40 a.m. in the area of Bayside Road and Diamond Springs Road. A 2006 Mack tractor and sand trailer traveling northbound on Diamond Springs Road entered the intersection with Bayside Road with a green traffic signal when a 2014 Nissan Rogue traveling west on Bayside Road struck the landing gear of the empty sand trailer.

Borman said the Nissan rotated clockwise and came to a rest on the right side of the road crossing the sidewalk. The tractor-trailer came to rest in the grassy median north of Bayside Road.

Two occupants of the Nissan were transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Their condition remains unknown at this time.

The crash remains under investigation. Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.

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