NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A man is in serious condition after crashing his car into the main gate of Naval Station Norfolk on Sunday.

Police say the incident began shortly after 4 a.m. when officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a man driving a dark Nissan on Hampton Boulevard, near Terminal Boulevard. The driver sped away, causing officers to lose sight of the car.

The driver then crashed his vehicle into Gate 1 at Naval Station Norfolk. Medics took the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life threatening injuries, according to police.

The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle. No other injuries were reported.

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