Fatal Motorcycle Crash / 5700 Block of Princess Anne Road

Fatal Motorcycle Crash / 5700 Block of Princess Anne Road
August 17, 2020

​On Friday, August 14th, 2020 at approximately 8:15 pm Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report of an accident involving a motorcycle in the 5700 block of Princess Anne Road.The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased on scene by EMS.The investigation revealed that the motorcyclist was travelling east on Princess Anne Road, approaching the intersection with Cheyenne Road. At the same time, a sedan was travelling west on Princess Anne Road, preparing to turn left onto Cheyenne.As the sedan was making a left turn on a solid green light, it impacted the motorcyclist causing it to slide across the roadway, hitting another vehicle that was stopped at the intersection waiting for the traffic light to cycle.The decedent has been identified as 33-year-old Steven Charles Smith Jr. of Virginia Beach.The operator of the sedan was issued a citation for failing to yield while making a left turn.MPO Linda J KuehnVirginai Beach Police / Public Affairs Officer