Pedestrian Injured in Box Truck Crash on Route 58A in Lee County, VA

January 7, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Virginia State Police
Vehicles Involved
Box Truck
Route 58A
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pedestrian was crouching in a travel lane, box truck swerved to avoid hitting the pedestrian, pedestrian was struck and knocked into the shoulder

Victims Transported To
Holston Valley Medical Center

What Happened

Virginia State Police are investigating an accident that injured a pedestrian on Route 58A in Lee County, VA on January 7th, 2019. Police say the pedestrian was reportedly crouched in a travel lane when the box truck driver swerved to avoid hitting them. The front fender of the box truck knocked the pedestrian into a shoulder. They were flown to a Holston Valley Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver of the box truck was not injured.

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