Pedestrian suffers serious injuries after being hit by vehicle in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Thursday, according to police.

The incident happened in the intersection of Independence Blvd., and Broad Street.

Initial investigation indicated that a vehicle was exiting the Pembroke Mall parking lot and was making a left hand turn onto Independence Blvd., when it struck a pedestrian in the roadway.

Police communications were notified at 4:11 p.m., about the incident.

Police said the pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Speed and alcohol are not considered factors in this incident.

Southbound traffic on Independence Blvd., is being diverted at Broad Street.

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