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Person hit by car on busy Petersburg road seriously injured, police say

Posted at 9:17 PM, Jan 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-02 23:26:43-05

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Authorities said a person suffered serious injuries when they were hit by a minivan along a busy Petersburg road Saturday night.

Petersburg Police said just before 7:50 p.m. that officers were in the 3200 block of S. Crater Road "working a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian that was struck."

A WTVR CBS 6 crew saw a minivan with significant windshield damage being towed from the scene around 9 p.m.

Southbound traffic was closed for more than an hour, but the road has since reopened, according to police.

No additional details were available at last check.

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