Police: SUV hits man walking down West End road

Posted at 6:29 AM, Mar 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-11 12:32:34-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va (WTVR) - A SUV hit a 23-year-old man walking down a West End road early Monday morning, according to Henrico Police. The pedestrian, who suffered life threatening injuries, was taken to VCU Medical Center.

The 38-year-old driver was also taken to the hospital, but was only slightly injured police said.

The call came in around 1:00 a.m. for the crash at the intersection of Hungary Road and Fairlake Lane. That is near the intersection of Hungary and Springfield Roads.

The Henrico County crash team said its initial investigation revealed the man was walking in the southbound lane of Hungary when the SUV hit him. The SUV driver then veered to the left and smashed into the fence of a nearby townhouse.

Police said the pedestrian was walking with another person who was unharmed.