Woman, children injured in auto-pedestrian crash in Virginia Beach

Posted at 6:36 PM, Sep 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-28 17:26:07-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A vehicle injured a woman and three children in a crash in the 200 block of Doctor Drive in Virginia Beach early Wednesday afternoon.

Dispatchers received a call for pedestrians hit by a vehicle at 5:09 p.m. According to police, an adult female riding a bike was struck by a car that turned onto Doctor Drive and lost control. The woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Three kids were with the woman at the time of the accident, riding in a child trailer that was attached to the back of the bike. One child is suffering from life threatening injuries, while the other two sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The driver and the passenger in the car stayed on scene and cooperated with the investigation.

Police said 84-year-old David Cherry has been charged with reckless driving.

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