Fatal Crash - 5800 Block Blackwater Road
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On November 9, 2021, at 8:27 p.m., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications (VBECCS) received a report of a single vehicle crash in the 5800 block of Blackwater Road. Police and Fire units responded to the scene and located a heavily damaged vehicle off the roadway. The driver had been ejected, and was located near the vehicle, he was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no other occupants.
The preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle was traveling south on Blackwater Road at a high rate of speed, causing the driver to lose control while traveling through a curve. The vehicle left the roadway and overturned several times before coming to a final rest in a field.
The decedent has been identified as 34-year-old Jason Patrick Mallon of Virginia Beach.
This case remains under investigation by Officers assigned to the VBPD Traffic Safety Unit.