1 pedestrian dead, 1 hospitalized after crash in Roanoke

Crash happened on Williamson Road in front of Northwest ACE Hardware

Two people hospitalized after crash in Roanoke
Two people hospitalized after crash in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – A woman is dead and a man was hospitalized after being hit by a car in Roanoke on Friday night.

The crash happened just after 9 p.m. on Williamson Road in front of Northwest ACE Hardware.

Police said the preliminary information indicated that the vehicle was heading north on Williamson Road.

The pedestrians were in the roadway at the time of the crash. Police said responding officers found the man and woman lying in the roadway.

Both pedestrians were taken by Roanoke Fire-EMS personnel to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment, police said.

Officers were advised Saturday morning that the woman had succumbed to her injuries, police said. The woman was not identified by police.

Police said the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

No arrests have been made regarding the incident, police said.


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