NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A Williamsburg woman was injured in a hit-and-run in Newport News Tuesday night.
Holly McPherson with the Newport News Police Department said officers were dispatched to the 13000 block of Jefferson Avenue just after 10 p.m. for a report of a woman lying in the middle of the roadway. When officers arrived, they found the woman unconscious.
The woman was reportedly walking northbound on the northbound side of Jefferson Avenue when she was struck. The vehicle left the scene.
McPherson said the area the woman was walking in is dark and there are no sidewalks. She was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
There is no description of the suspect vehicle at this time. Anyone with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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