NORFOLK, VA. (THECOUNT) — Four people were killed in a single-vehicle Saturday morning at the Norfolk International Airport in Virginia, after exiting the roadway, according to reports.
A vehicle crash near Norview Avenue in Norfolk left four people dead after a vehicle heading toward the departures area of the airport crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then collided with a tree and caught fire.
Earlier police said three people were pronounced dead at the scene. Later, police updated the fatality number to four people.
Police are still attempting to positively identify the victims.
Norfolk Police Dept via Twitter:
“@NorfolkPD #NorfolkPD investigators provide an update and confirm 4 people have died after a car crashed into a tree and caught fire early Saturday morning at Norfolk International Airport.
Anyone with possible information on the deadly crash should contact police at 911 immediately.
Geo quick facts: Norfolk is a waterfront city in southeastern Virginia. It’s home to Naval Station Norfolk, a massive naval base on Chesapeake Bay. Nauticus is a maritime museum that features the Battleship Wisconsin, a huge WWII warship. The Chrysler Museum of Art showcases a vast collection of glass art, plus European and American paintings and sculpture. The riverside Virginia Zoo is home to bears, birds, lions and farm animals. Virginia, a southeastern U.S. state, stretches from the Chesapeake Bay to the Appalachian Mountains, with a long Atlantic coastline. It’s one of the 13 original colonies, with historic landmarks including Monticello, founding father Thomas Jefferson’s iconic Charlottesville plantation. The Jamestown Settlement and Colonial Williamsburg are living-history museums reenacting Colonial and Revolutionary-era life – wikipedia.
— Norfolk Police Dept (@NorfolkPD) September 21, 2019