2 dogs killed, woman injured after being hit by car in Va. Beach

A woman and her tow dogs were his by a car Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at the intersection of Rosemont Road and Buckner Boulevard. Credit: WAVY/Deanna LeBlanc.
A woman and her tow dogs were his by a car Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at the intersection of Rosemont Road and Buckner Boulevard. Credit: WAVY/Deanna LeBlanc.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach woman was injured and her two dogs were killed Friday morning after they were hit by a car on Rosemont Road.

Police say the woman was walking her two small dogs around Rosemont Road and Buckner Boulevard.

She was crossing the street when they were hit by the car. Officers were called to the area around 7 a.m.

Police say the driver was turning left on to Rosemont on a green light, but did not see the woman and her dogs. The two dogs died at the scene Friday.

The driver of the car, who police say is a man, reportedly helped the woman carry the dogs back to her nearby apartment and waited until officers arrived.

Police say the woman was taken to the hospital with complaints of minor injuries.

The man is facing a charge of reckless driving for the incident.