Woman on beach hit by truck at Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Posted at 12:17 PM, Sep 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-07 18:10:35-04

Photo courtesy: Jeremy Marks

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A woman sitting in a beach chair at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront suffered "significant injuries" when she was hit by a truck on Thursday morning.

According to Virginia Beach Police, the woman was sitting in a beach chair on the sand when she was hit by the four-door pickup truck.

Police responded to the scene near 24th Street at approximately 10:48 a.m. and found lifeguards providing assistance to the victim. The woman was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Investigators found that the pickup truck belonged to an individual contractor who works with several different event organizers. The truck was on the beach near the sea wall picking up equipment from a recent weekend event and was attempting to turn around when he hit the woman.

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