Clocked at 108 mph: Motorcyclist crashes on I-64

Posted at 11:28 AM, Sep 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-23 12:24:28-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A Hopewell man will go to jail once he is released from the hospital following an overnight motorcycle crash on Interstate 64 in Henrico.

Tommie M. Vanderhoff, 22, was charged with Reckless Driving, Felony Elude, Drive While Revoked (4th offense), Improper Registration, No Insurance, No State Inspection, No Motorcycle License, and Improper Passing, according to Virginia State Police.

"Troopers attempted to stop a motorcycle on Route 5 at Carters Mill Road in Charles City County around 1:54 [Friday] morning for 108 in a 55 mph zone," Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick said. The motorcycle did not pull over after the trooper activated his emergency equipment."

Virginia State Police troopers followed the motorcycle for 30 miles on I-295 and I-64, where Vanderhoff crashed at the Glenside ramp.

He then ran from the crash scene, police said.

"Troopers and Henrico Police were able to apprehend [Vanderhoff] without incident and transport [him] to the hospital for minor injuries," Vick said. "Once released from the hospital he will be transported to the Henrico West Jail."

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