Tractor trailer driver runs over several vehicles in Portsmouth

(Photos: Portsmouth Fire Chief Jim Hoffler)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A driver lost control of a tractor trailer Thursday and ran over several unoccupied vehicles in Portsmouth.

Fire Chief Jim Hoffler says the accident happened at Deep Creek Boulevard and Evergreen Place.

The tractor trailer drove over multiple vehicles, including a landscaper’s trailer, before running through a fence and hitting a tree.

Hoffler says a possible medical issue may have caused the accident. The driver was taken to Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center.

No one else was injured.

Portsmouth police are investigating.