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Hit-and-run driver struck man on Richmond road

Posted at 9:07 AM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 17:44:29-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police are looking for a driver who did not stop to help after hitting a person walking down the street.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries, according to police.

"An unidentified vehicle traveling east in the 2200 block of Magnolia Street struck and seriously injured a male pedestrian wearing a yellow and white coat who was walking along Magnolia Street," a Richmond Police spokesperson said. "The driver fled the scene without stopping to render aid with the last known direction of travel as heading east on Magnolia Street towards Mechanicsville Turnpike."

The hit-and-run crash happened Thursday between 8:50 p.m. and 9:10 p.m., according to police.

Anyone with information was asked to call Richmond Police Crash Team Investigator Jarron Peterson at 804-646-1511 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.