Teen bicyclist hit by vehicle

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A teen in Portsmouth was injured when a vehicle crashed into her while she was riding a bike, police say.

Around 6:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Lincoln Street and Des Moines Avenue for a collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle, according to Detective Misty Holley with the Portsmouth Police Department.

When police arrived, they found a 16-year-old girl with injuries. Holley said the teen had been riding a bicycle when she was struck by the vehicle, causing her to fall.

The girl was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Holley said the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. No further information has been released.

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