PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police say a man is seriously injured following an argument he had with his wife in the car.

A preliminary investigation revealed Nigel Lashone Burgess pulled over and got out of the car after the argument started.

He was hit by the car's side mirror after his wife, 31-year-old Andrea Akeisha Burgess, got in the driver's seat and attempted to drive away.

Nigel jumped over the jersey wall to avoid getting hit again and suffered major injuries.

He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Andrea was arrested and charged with malicious wounding.

She is being held without bond.

Nigel was charged with assault and battery and remains at the hospital.