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Henrico police investigate identities of victim, suspect in hit-and-run on Mechanicsville Turnpike – Brospar Daily News

Henrico County, Va. (WRIC) – The Henrico County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying victims and suspects in a Labor Day hit and run that left a woman hospitalized.

Police were called to the 2300 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike near Crump Street shortly before 11:15 p.m. Monday, September 5 to reports that a woman had been hit by a car.

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Police say the woman was trying to cross the road when a westbound vehicle rammed her. The vehicle apparently did not stop and ran a red light on Magnolia Street as it drove away.

Rescuers from Henrico Police and Henrico Fire Department arrived soon after and the victim was taken to MCV Hospital in life-threatening conditions.

In a press release Thursday, police reported that due to the extent of his injuries, investigators are currently unable to identify the victim. She is still in critical condition in the hospital.

The Henrico County Sheriff’s Department has now released the victim’s description to confirm his identity. She is described as a black female, probably in her 50s, 5 feet tall, 100 pounds, of slim build. She was found wearing blue jeans, colorful tennis shoes, colorful socks and a dark blue shirt.

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Investigators are also looking for information on the hit and run suspect. Surveillance video provided by a nearby business captured the hit-and-run on camera.

Video shows the woman being struck by the front passenger side of the vehicle and in the westbound turn lane.

(Courtesy of Henrico County Police Department)

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Henrico County Police Department at: 804-501-5000.

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