Norfolk Police Traffic Fatality Team is currently investigating a motor vehicle accident with injuries involving a motorcycle and a Jeep Cherokee at the intersection of First View Street and Orange Avenue.
The call was received around 7:40 this morning, May 13, 2015. Preliminary investigation reveals that the Jeep Cherokee was traveling eastbound on Orange Avenue, and the motorcycle was traveling northbound on First View Street.
The Jeep Cherokee stopped at the stop sign, and then proceeded forward in-between stopped vehicles that were facing southbound. As the Jeep Cherokee continued through the intersection, it collided with the motorcycle.
The man driving the Jeep Cherokee stayed on scene, and refused treatment from paramedics. The man operating the motorcycle was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries.
The Jeep Cherokee driver was cited for Fail to Yield the Right of Way, and Driving on a Suspended Operators License.
There were no other vehicles involved in the crash, and no other occupants in the Jeep Cherokee.