Two severely hurt in Thursday afternoon accident

August 4, 2018

A motorcycle driver and his passenger both were severely injured Thursday afternoon after the motorcycle collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Second Street and Miller Avenue.

According to the Norfolk Police Division, 21-year-old Christopher Forney of Hoskins was driving his 1989 Harley Davidson eastbound when it collided with the passenger side of a southbound Ford Escape being driving by Claudia Atkinson, 28, of Norfolk.

Forney and his passenger both were flown by medical helicopter for treatment of their injuries, while Atkinson suffered minor injuries. The police division’s specialized accident investigation team is investigating the accident. The identity of the passenger was not immediately available Friday morning.

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