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First responders and bystanders help a woman who was struck by an ambulance near the scene of a wreck on U.S. 701 bypass N. in Whiteville Monday evening. Staff photo by Justin Smith

A woman who was airlifted after being struck by an ambulance suffered a broken arm and other non-life-threatening injuries, according to the highway patrolman who investigated the accident. It occurred near the scene of an earlier wreck north of Whiteville Monday evening.

Trooper C. Grainger of the N.C. State Highway Patrol told The News Reporter Wednesday afternoon that the pedestrian strike happened about 5:30 p.m. Monday.

A helicopter lands on U.S. 701 bypass just south of U.S. 701 business north of Whiteville Monday night to airlift a woman who was struck by an ambulance near the scene of a wreck. Staff video by Justin Smith

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One of two vehicles involved in a wreck on U.S. 701 north of Whiteville Monday evening. Staff photo by Justin Smith

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A family member inspects a truck involved in a wreck on U.S. 701 N. Monday night. Staff photo by Justin Smith