Thursday, December 8, 2022

Police: Woman seriously injured by contractor driving truck on beach


VIRGINIA BEACH — A woman was seriously injured at the Oceanfront when she was hit by a truck driving on the beach, police say.

The woman was sitting in a beach chair around 10:48 a.m. when she was hit by the truck in the 2400 block of the Oceanfront. Police say the four-door truck was driving on the sand, according to the Virginia Beach Police Department.

The woman was taken to a local hospital with “significant” injuries.

Police say the truck driver is a contractor that works with event organizers. He was driving near the seawall to pick up equipment from a weekend event when he tried to turn around and hit the woman.

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