Driver airlifted to hospital after Pungo crash

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A driver was airlifted to a local hospital Friday night, after a single-vehicle crash in Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach police dispatchers got a report at 6:07 p.m. about the crash in the 2800 block of Pungo Ferry Road, according to VBPD spokeswoman Kathrin Lobaugh.

Police believe a Chevrolet truck was traveling west when it left the road and struck a tree. The driver was pinned inside the cab of the vehicle, so fire department crews extracted him.

The man, believed to be in his 20s, was airlifted to a local hospital. Lobaugh said the extent of his injuries is not known, at this time.

Lobaugh said Pungo Ferry Road is closed to all through traffic, in that area.

No further information has been released. Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

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