Pedestrian hit on Roanoke's Orange Avenue, police investigating

Victim is in stable condition but police investigating as if a fatality

By Shayne Dwyer - Reporter

ROANOKE, Va. - The Roanoke Police Department is investigating after a car hit a person on Orange Avenue in front of Sheetz at the Orange Avenue intersection with Williamson Road.

The crash happened around 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Roanoke Fire EMS took the victim to the hospital in serious condition according to police on scene.

Officers on scene are investigating the crash as if it was a fatal out of an abundance of caution. Police said at this point no charges will be filed, but the decision will ultimately be up to the Commonwealth's Attorney after a review of the case.

The driver was traveling westbound at the time of the crash and is cooperating with police.

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