Man killed on Broad Street in Short Pump, police seek hit-and-run driver

Posted at 6:34 AM, Sep 12, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-12 14:37:39-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A man was killed on West Broad Street in Short Pump on Monday night and now Henrico Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver.

The victim, 52-year-old Alonzo Earl Williams, Sr., was killed in the incident.

Police were called to West Broad Street near Spring Oak Drive, not far from Short Pump Mall, at about 11 p.m. Monday to investigate the situation.

"This accident has been confirmed as a hit-and-run fatality involving a pedestrian," Henrico Police Lt. Sung Jung wrote in an email.

A police preliminary investigation reports that Williams Sr. was walking in the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle did not stay on the scene.

Police say there should be damage to the vehicle's wheel well.

Police closed lanes on West Broad Street between Lauderdale Drive and Pump Road to investigate overnight, but the road has since reopened.

Police have not shared a description of the car they're looking for in connection to the crash.

Anyone with any information was asked to call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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

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