Lee County Accident on Route 58A

A pedestrian is being treated for serious injuries sustained after being struck by a box truck Monday Morning in Lee County on Route 58A between Dryden and Pennington Gap, according to the Virginia State Police. The accident occurred less than a mile east of Route 632, when police say the truck swerved into the left lane hoping to avoid striking the pedestrian but struck them in the shoulder. The injured male was medflighted to Holston Valley Medical center for emergency treatment and the identity of the injured person is unknown at this time. The Virginia State Police stated that charges are pending, but the driver would not face any charges.

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