Sailor injured after being hit by vehicle in Portsmouth; suspect drove away from scene

Posted at 10:13 PM, Mar 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-28 05:35:27-04

Portsmouth, Va. - Police are now looking for a driver who they say hit a 28-year-old sailor while he was walking across the street and drove away.

This happened on George Washington Highway and Elm Street.

Police say they received calls about the incident at around 9:13 p.m.  on Friday night.

They believe the suspect may have been driving an F-150 that's either white, champagne or light gold colored.

Police say the sailor suffered head lacerations and road rash on his body. He was walking across the street from 7-Eleven back to his barracks.

His injuries are considered serious at this time.

If you know anything about this accident, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.