VIRGINIA BEACH -- Two people were rushed to the hospital following a serious-injury accident in Virginia Beach early Thursday morning.

Emergency personnel responded for a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Bayside Road and Diamond Springs Road around 1:45 a.m., according to police.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2014 Nissan Rogue was traveling west on Bayside Road when it entered the intersection of Diamond Springs Road and struck a tractor trailor.

The impact caused the Nissan to rotate clockwise and come to rest on the right side of the roadway crossing the sidewalk, police said. The tractor trailer came to rest in the grassy median north of Bayside Road.

Two occupants of the Nissan were transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

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