NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A 59-year-old female pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle Monday night in the Wards Corner area of Norfolk.
Police say the woman was trying to cross W Little Creek Road at Newport Avenue when she was struck by a car shortly after 7 o’clock Monday night.
After further investigation, police revealed the driver of the car, a 16-year-old girl, was attempting to make a left turn from Newport Avenue to go westbound onto Little Creek Road when she struck the 59-year-old woman.
The victim was rushed to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in critical condition.
The 16-year-old stayed at the scene. Police say neither alcohol or speed appear to be a factor in the crash.
W Little Creek Road was closed from Gloucester Avenue to Sheryl Drive as police investigated, but reopened around 10:20 p.m.
There were no other injuries reported regarding the the crash.
The incident is still under investigation.
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