Beach officers rescue driver with medical condition from burning van

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 24 at 11:41 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH -- Police said Wednesday that the driver of van that flipped on I-264 and caught fire Tuesday night will not be charged because he had a medical condition.

The vehicle was riding on the boardwalk, struck a concrete planter and then went onto I-264 west around 9:40 p.m. The vehicle sideswiped a slower moving vehicle, overturned and caught fire near Birdneck Road.

Three police officers pulled the driver to safety while others put out the fire.

The driver was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

 

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