Motorcyclist dies trying to avoid crash in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating after a motorcyclist crashed into a two vehicle accident in the 500 block of Kempsville Road Sunday afternoon.

Initially dispatchers received the emergency call around 11:19 a.m. for a two vehicle accident.

Police found that in an attempt to avoid the crash, the driver of the motorcycle traveling in the same area, hit one of the vehicles involved in the crash. The 75-year-old motorcyclist died on scene.

Police later identified the man as Jimmy Bryant, of Chesapeake.

Roads were blocked off on Kempsville Road between Greenbrier Parkway and Green Tree Road following the crash.

Police have not said whether any of the drivers in the other two vehicles were seriously hurt.

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