Man injured in hit and run in Newport News

Posted at 10:28 PM, Mar 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-08 06:57:39-05

Newport News, Va. – A man was hospitalized with potentially life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in the intersection of 74th and Jefferson Ave.

The accident happened around 8:30pm.

According to police, video from a nearby business shows a white pickup truck traveling on 74th towards Jefferson, where it struck the man in the intersection and dragged him for a short distance as it made a right turn.

The truck was last seen traveling north bound on Jefferson Avenue.  There is no description of the driver.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to please call our nonemergency number at 247-2500 or Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.