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Hit-and-run victim dragged almost a block

Posted at 9:45 PM, Feb 20, 2012
and last updated 2012-02-21 12:24:53-05

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that hit a man in South Richmond and dragged him for about a full block. Police said that the victim was taken to VCU Medical Center with  life-threatening injuries.

Richmond police spokesperson Dionne Waugh confirmed that around 8:00 p.m. Monday night a man was hit by an unknown vehicle near Kimrod Road and Orcutt Lane and then dragged down almost a block, to Orcutt and Hull Street Road.

Police said that at this time they do not have a description of the vehicle.

Police have asked that anyone with information call Richmond police at 780-5100 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

This is a developing news story and we will have more information as it becomes available, both on WTVR.com and CBS 6.