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Man in critical condition, three others injured after crash on Chesapeake Blvd. in Norfolk

After police reached the 8500 block of Chesapeake Boulevard, they rushed the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Officials asked people to avoid the area.
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NORFOLK, Va. — An SUV crash near the Old Ocean View Road area in Norfolk left a man seriously injured Friday evening. Three other people got hurt.

A tweet from the Norfolk Police Department said the single-vehicle crash happened around 6:20 p.m. in the 8500 block of Chesapeake Boulevard.

Police said a man was driving an SUV when he lost control of it and ran into a tree. The vehicle then overturned.

He was rushed to Sentara Norfolk General with life-threatening injuries. Officials didn't share his name. 

There were three other passengers also in the vehicle during the crash, but police said they are expected to be okay. Their injuries were not life-threatening.

Around 7:15 p.m., officers asked people to try not to drive in that area while they were working to get the road cleared.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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