A Virginia Beach car accident involving a single vehicle claimed the life of one person and left two others injured after the driver lost control of the vehicle. The fatal accident took place at approximately 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2013, on Bay Colony Drive.
According to local police, the driver of a 1997 Toyota 4Runner was traveling in the 300 block of Bay Colony Drive at Crystal Lake Drive when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed. The driver has been identified as 24-year-old Micah Bryce Bishard.
Mr. Bishard was thrown from the vehicle after it flipped several times. Unfortunately, the young man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Rescue crews transported two other passengers to local hospitals where they were treated for injuries sustained in the accident. Their injuries were considered non-life threatening. Their identities and conditions were not immediately made known.
The fatal, single-vehicle Virginia Beach car accident remains under investigation by local authorities as they determine how the accident occurred. Police indicate that speed and alcohol may have played a role in the crash.
This is a terrible accident. We extend our deepest thoughts and condolences to everyone impacted by this tragic accident.