The car was showing heavy smoke on the shoulder of the highway around 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Family members say Brandon Riddick and Kendra Fitchett were friends who loved each other.
Virginia State Police are investigating after one person has died in a single vehicle crash, Sunday morning.
The City of Norfolk is preparing to shut down a flyover bridge connecting Willoughby to Ocean View Avenue.
The road was impassable Tuesday due to heavy rain.
Starting at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, the two left eastbound lanes of the road near the intersection of Brixton Drive will be closed.
Dispatchers say emergency crews were called to the scene at 4:32 p.m.
The accident was cleared shortly after 5:30 p.m.
A major malfunction caused the Gilmerton Bridge to be stuck in the open position on June 28.
The repairs are temporary and the bridge will require manual openings — which means the openings will last longer than normal.
The road has since reopened.
The closures will be between Jefferson Avenue (Exit 255) and Lee Hall (Exit 247) from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. through June 30.
The driver, a man, was not injured. He was charged with failing to maintain his lane of travel.
VDOT officials say all lanes are now back open and the incident is clear.
A new report from AAA predicts a record 43 million Americans will travel over the Independence Day weekend.