1 dead, 3 injured in Military Highway accident

WAVY/Rico Bush

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — One person was killed after a large truck hit them while they were changing a tire on the side of Military Highway Monday morning.

Lorena Kelly, 53, has been identified by Chesapeake Police as the victim of this morning’s crash.

The crash happened around 4:35 a.m. at the intersection of South Military Highway and Heidi Drive.

Kelly O’Sullivan with Chesapeake Police says three adults in a van had pulled over to the side of the road to change a tire when a large truck hit them.

Photos: 1 dead, 2 injured in Military Highway accident

One person died at the scene, and two others who were in the van were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the truck was taken to Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Police say all the two occupants of the car and the truck driver are expected to recover.

As a result of the crash, Military Highway was shutdown at Heidi Drive in both directions for several minutes.

Police say no charges have been filed, and the accident is still under investigation.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates as they become available.

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