Sims Metal Contract Driver Involved in Collision on Chesapeake Expressway

– Highway accident resulted in one fatality –

March 10, 2023

CHESAPEAKE, VaSims Metal, a global leader in metal recycling, issued the following statement regarding a collision on Route 64 at Route 664 in Chesapeake, Va.

We are deeply saddened to report that a serious accident occurred on Route 64 in Chesapeake, Va. on Friday, March 10th at approximately 11:25 am, resulting in the death of one of our contract drivers. Initial reports from the scene indicated that the driver of the other vehicle was unharmed. We extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of our deceased colleague. We are currently working with our Environment, Health & Safety team and local law enforcement as they investigate the circumstances that led to this tragic event.

Note to Editors: For more information, please contact Sims Limited’s global Head of corporate communications and marketing, Réal Hamilton-Romeo,  at or + 1 347 495 3410.

About Sims Metal

Founded in Sydney, in 1917, Sims Metal, has grown from being an Australian-centric company to one of the most significant metal recycling companies in the world. A division of Sims Limited, Sims Metal has bases of operation in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States where the company buys and processes recyclable ferrous and non-ferrous metal and sells the recycled material to manufacturers in 30 countries. Each year, Sims Metal recycles approximately 10 million tons of metal across its global operations. In line with their shared purpose, create a world without waste to preserve our planet, Sims Metal is preparing for, and adapting to, the significant industrial and environmental changes in society and the industry. Visit to learn more.