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Hit-and-run driver wanted in I-64 chain-reaction crash that injured 2

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Posted at 5:22 PM, Dec 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-13 19:16:37-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- State police are asking for the public's help to find a hit-and-run driver they said caused a chain-reaction crash along I-64 in Henrico's West End Sunday afternoon.

Troopers were called to the wreck on the interstate near the Gaskins Road exits just after 12:40 p.m.

Investigators said a dark-colored minivan, possibly a Dodge Caravan, was headed east in the interstate's right lane at "a high rate of speed" when it veered onto the right shoulder.

When the minivan moved back into the right lane, it hit a Toyota Camry, which spun out and hit a Mazda CX9 in the left lane, according to state police.

"The Camry continued onto the median, overturning, and partially ejecting the driver," troopers said.

The driver of the minivan did not stop, officials said.

The Camry driver, a 37-year-old man who was wearing his seat belt, was taken to an area was with with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The Mazda driver, a 73 year-old woman who was also wearing her seat belt, was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Troopers urged anyone with information about the wreck to call 804-514-5088

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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