Woman hit by trash truck in Newport News has life-threatening injuries, police say

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A woman was seriously injured after police say she was hit by a trash truck in Newport News.

Police said the incident happened in the 2400 block of Oak Avenue just before 12:45 p.m. Responding officers found a woman at the scene suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Nightingale was called to transport the woman to a hospital, police said.

In a tweet, police said Oak Avenue is closed between 24th and 25th streets as officers investigate the scene.

A police spokesperson confirmed a trash truck was involved in the incident.

Image of the scene in the 2400 block of Oak Avenue provided by the Newport News Police Department.

Information on the circumstances of the incident was not immediately available. Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

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