Woman killed in head-on crash on Battlefield Blvd. in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A woman was killed in a head-on collision in Chesapeake Thursday night.

At about 8:30 p.m., police responded to the 3700 block of S. Battlefield for an accident.

Police say not much is known about the crash at this point in time, except that a vehicle heading south on Battlefield hit a vehicle traveling northbound head-on.

49-year-old Christine Creighton was driving the vehicle going northbound, according to police. Creighton died at the scene; she is from Currituck, North Carolina.

The man driving the other car was taken to the hospital, but the extent of his injuries remain unknown.

Alcohol could have been a factor in this crash, according to police.

Authorities are still investigating, and no charges have been filed.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates to this developing story.

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