Two dead, six injured in Virginia Beach interstate accident

Two people are dead and six are seriously injured during a three-car accident in Virginia Beach Friday night.

The accident happened around 6 p.m. on Interstate 264 near Birdneck Road when a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica traveling west crossed through the median and hit a 2001 Lexus traveling east. The crash caused the Chrysler to flip and hit a 2011 Honda that was traveling east, according to a Virginia State Police news release.

Pacifica driver Sherita E. Morgan, 44, of Virginia Beach, was taken to Virginia Beach General Hospital for serious injuries. Passenger, Brittany L. Landers-Morgan, 20, of Virginia Beach, died.

Lexus driver Stephen W. Austin, 63, of Albemarle, N.C. died. His 64-year-old wife was taken to Virginia Beach General Hospital for serious injuries.

Honda driver Arif B. Salman, 53, of Virginia Beach, his 46-year-old wife and their two children, 9 and 7, were taken to the hospital for serious injuries.

The crash is under investigation. Charges are pending.

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Adrienne Mayfield is an award-winning, multi-media journalist hailing from Clermont, Fla. She moved to Lynchburg, Va. on a whim when she was 19, and worked her way to Hampton Roads in 2013. Adrienne is passionate about telling people stories via covering public safety and the judicial system. She isn’t afraid to take a heads-on approach to covering crime, including knocking on doors to get the details police aren’t sharing. Adrienne is a 2014 Old Dominion University graduate who still lives within walking distance of the college. You may see her cruising around Downtown Norfolk on her bike, enjoying a sandwich from Grilled Cheese Bistro or playing fetch with her dog, Greta, at the Colonial Place dog park.