Pedestrian has ‘serious’ injuries after getting hit by two vehicles in Roanoke County
Incident happened near Tanglewood Mall
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – UPDATE
The pedestrian has been identified as Sean McCarthy, 34, of Salem.
According to a county news release, McCarthy was “partially in the roadway and wearing dark clothing” when he was hit.
The driver of the car that hit him, 60-year-old Fredrick Carter, of Thaxton, has been charged with a hanging violation for having something hanging from his rear-view mirror that obstructed his view.
Charges are pending against McCarthy, but the news release does not say what charges or why.
The investigation is ongoing.
A person is at a local hospital with serious injuries after getting hit by two different vehicles in Roanoke County on Wednesday night.
Police say that just after 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, officers were dispatched to the area of Electric Road and Ogden Road (near Tanglewood mall) for a report of a pedestrian who had been hit by a vehicle.
The pedestrian was taken to a hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Roanoke County Police Department.
The incident is still under investigation.
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