Two Newport News teens transported to hospital after being hit by car

Posted at 12:53 PM, Feb 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-25 16:46:06-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police in Newport News are investigating an auto-pedestrian crash that sent two teens to the hospital.

The crash happened around noon on Sunday at the intersection of Main Street and Jefferson Avenue in the city.

According to officials, three teens were trying to cross the street when a Chevy pick-up truck struck two of them.

One was hit directly by the vehicle, while the other was just clipped. Both have been transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police did say that the driver stayed on-scene after the accident. They also said that the driver was traveling northbound on Jefferson Avenue and had a green light when the teens were hit.

It was reported that the three teens were trying to cross in a non-cross walk area.

There is no further information to report at this time.

Stay tuned to News 3 for updates.