Motorcyclist in critical condition following crash in Va. Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A motorcyclist is in the hospital in critical condition following a crash Wednesday afternoon in Virginia Beach.

The accident happened at Pleasant Valley Road and Ferrell Parkway. Emergency crews were called to the scene just before 5 p.m.

Police say investigators have determined that a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta was attempting to make a turn onto Ferrell Parkway when it went into the path of a motorcycle going east on Ferrell toward Pleasant Valley Road.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital, and police say they are listed in critical condition.

Wednesday’s accident caused lane closures on both Ferrell Parkway and Pleasant Valley Road during rush hour.

Police say charges are pending.

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