An unfortunate accident occurred Sunday when a 2011 Chevrolet Traverse caught fire due to what police are saying was a faulty fuel line killing James Anthony Weschler.

Michelle Weschler and a four year old child in the backseat were able to get out of the vehicle when someone stopped to help them escape.

According to, she was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and is in critical condition. The child was also injured and taken to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters.

The accident happened occurred near Little Creek Road on I-64.

Mr. Weschler was 38 years old and a Chesapeake resident.  According to the Virginian-Pilot he was in the Navy.


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