NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A pedestrian was taken to the hospital Wednesday evening after being hit by an SUV in the Wards Corner section of the city.
Norfolk police tweeted out that the accident happened on Granby Street at Maycox Avenue around 7:45 p.m.
Police on scene found a man that had been hit by a Toyota RAV4 after attempting to cross the southbound lane of the 7400 block of Granby Street.
The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say. The driver stayed on scene and was not hurt; they are not facing any charges.
Police said Thursday the victim’s condition was upgraded to stable.
10 On Your Side saw a young woman removing personal belongings from the back of a RAV4 on scene. Around 9:30 p.m., an officer escorted her to a parking lot where a man was waiting for her in another vehicle. Neither the man nor woman wanted to comment.
No other vehicles were involved. The driver has not been charged.
7:45 pm. Granby St @ Maycox Ave. Police investigating a crash involving a pedestrian. Man taken to hospital w/ life threatening injuries.
— Norfolk Police Dept (@NorfolkPD) October 12, 2017
The southbound lane of Granby St. at Maycox was closed until about 11 p.m.
10 On Your Side observed traffic cameras at the intersection.
The public information officer told 10 On Your Side he wasn’t yet sure whether or not the cameras captured the crash, or if the pedestrian was in the cross walk when the incident occurred. The incident is under investigation.
There is no other information at this time.