Driver Charged in Fatal Crash Investigation
HAMPTON, VA. — 08/17/2014 — Sgt. Jason Price reports that on August 16, 2014 at 10:42 p.m., Hampton Police Communications received a complaint in reference to a two vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Magruder Boulevard and Hampton Roads Center Parkway.
Upon officers’ arrival, they located the victim, George Edward Neselrod Jr., a 53-year-old Hampton man whom had suffered from life threatening injuries and as a result was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The investigation has revealed that victim was traveling southbound on Magruder Boulevard in a 1998 Ford Escort when it collided with a 2001 Ford Explorer that was turning left from northbound Magruder Boulevard onto westbound Hampton Roads Center Parkway.
The driver of the Ford Explorer has been identified as Lennie Bulonza Perry, a 49-year-old Hampton man that resides in the 4100 block of Ebb Tide Lane. He was arrested and charged with one count of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol 3rd or subsequent offense and remains in custody at the Hampton City Jail. The crash is being investigated by members of the Hampton Police Division Fatal Crash Team and additional charges are pending.