Man killed by car while trying to cross Indian River Road in Chesapeake

Posted at 9:19 PM, Dec 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-26 13:19:59-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A 58-year-old man was killed on Christmas night after he was struck by a car while trying to cross Indian River Road.

According to Chesapeake Police, officers responded to the intersection of Indian River Road and Oaklette Drive at 7:38 p.m.

The man was attempting to cross Indian River Road when a vehicle traveling westbound hit him. The man died as a result of his injuries. He has been identified as 58-year-old Michael Sims of Cayce Drive.

According to police, the vehicle that hit the man stayed on the scene and alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.

Stay with News 3 for more on this developing story.