HAMPTON -- Police said 52-year-old Melvin Leon Jones of Newport News died a short time after he wrecked his car on Apple Avenue Sunday afternoon.
Officers said they got a call at 12:44 p.m. after Jones' car hit 2 parked cars and a tree on Apple, just off Kecoughtan Road.
Members of the Hampton Fire-Rescue Division got there and found Jones suffering from life-threatening injuries.
He died at the hospital.
Early indications are that neither speed nor alcohol were contributing factors in the wreck.