At approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday a report of an accident was received by 911.  According to unofficial reports, a gunshot was involved.  A vehicle struck a utility pole at the intersection of Johnson St. and Justis St.  near the old carnival grounds. One passenger in the vehicle was transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital allegedly with a gun shot wound.

The Accomack County Sheriff’s Department is investigating assisted by the Onancock and Onley Police Departments.

Fire and EMS units from Onancock and fire units from Tasley  responded. 

We will have more details as soon as they become available.