One dies in crash between motorcycle and car

From a press release from Hopewell Police Department

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - On July 21, 2011 at approximately 9:59 a.m. Hopewell officers responded to the Five Forks intersection at High Avenue and Berry Street for a reported traffic collision involving a vehicle and motorcycle.

Upon arrival, responding personnel located the motorcyclist with life threatening injuries. Medical personnel subsequently transported the subject to the John Randolph Medical Center for further emergency medical treatment; however, the motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries.

The Virginia State Police were notified for mutual aid assistance with the accident reconstruction and investigation. The investigation of this matter continues.

The Hopewell Police Department is requesting that any person(s) who either witnessed this collision or were in the area at the time of the collision and have information to provide contact the Hopewell Police Department at (804) 541-2222 or the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202.