Pedestrian Struck in Hit & Run Crash in North Richmond

Victim Suffered Life-Threatening Injuries

February 21, 2020 - 10:31 am

News Radio 1140 WRVA


(RICHMOND, Va.) -- The Richmond Police Department's Special Operations Division - Traffic Crash Team is investigating a Hit & Run crash that occurred in the late evening Thursday in the City's Northside.

On Thursday evening, about 8:50 p.m. and 9:10 p.m., 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.

The driver of the striking vehicle fled the scene without stopping to render aid with the last known direction of travel as heading east on Magnolia Street toward Mechanicsville Turnpike.

The vicitm was tranported to a local hospital where he is listed in life-threatening condition.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call RPD Crash Team Investigator Jarron Peterson at 804-646-1511 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at You may use the P3 smartphone app. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.