1 killed, 2 critically hurt in crash on Jefferson Ave. in Newport News

Credit: Newport News Police Department

UPDATE: The man killed in this crash has been identified as 61-year-old James Miller, Cincinnati, Ohio. Police say the accident remains under investigation.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — One person was killed and two people are in critical condition following a single-car accident Monday afternoon on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News.

Credit: Newport News Police Department

Police say there were three people in the car, a Toyota Camry, at the time of the crash. A male occupant was pronounced dead at the scene.

The two other occupants were taken to a local hospital with critical injuries.

Police say the second male occupant was flown via Nightingale to the hospital, while a female occupant was driven in an ambulance.

A Newport News Police Department Crash Team is now on scene investigating. Jefferson Avenue is closed in both directions between 12th Street and 16th Street.

10 On Your Side is working to learn more about this crash. Stay tuned for updates.