Fatal Crash - 3200 Block Virginia Beach Boulevard
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On November 8, 2021 at approximately 3:10pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications (VBECCS) received a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle in the 3200 block of Virginia Beach Blvd. Police, Fire and EMS responded to the scene and located the adult female victim suffering from life-threatening injuries. She was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
Investigators assigned to the Traffic Safety Unit responded and determined that the woman, who was operating a motorized wheelchair, was attempting to cross Virginia Beach Blvd, outside of a designated crosswalk, when she was struck by Toyota pick-up truck that was travelling eastbound on Virginia Beach Blvd. The driver of the truck stayed on scene to cooperate with investigators.
The decedent has been identified as 73-year-old Beulah Land Smith, of Virginia Beach.
This case remains under investigation by investigators assigned to the VBPD Traffic Safety Unit. There are no charges pending at this time.