HAMPTON - A man picking up trash on the side of the road was hit by a car.
Va. State Police say 72-year-old Verla A. Brantley was trying to take the on-ramp to I-64 west from Mercury Blvd. when she lost control of her car. The car went off the road and hit the guardrail where 42-year-old Terry Cowles was picking up trash, said Sgt. Michelle Anaya.
The accident occurred just before 10:00 a.m. Wednesday.
Cowles, who lives in Williamsburg, was taken to Riverside Hospital with injuries considered not life-threatening.
Brantley was charged with reckless driving, failure to maintain proper control of the vehicle.