Person suffering serious injuries after car overturns; SUV runs over driver then flees

Posted at 2:38 PM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-17 23:34:25-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - In the early hours of Tuesday morning, Virginia State Troopers responded to a call of a single-vehicle that had  overturned.

Upon arrival in the northbound lanes of I-664 at exit 13, Bowers Hill, Troopers located a 1999 Ford Explorer in the median with the driver outside the vehicle.

Photo: Virginia State Police

According to officials, the driver of the Explorer was traveling northbound on I-664 when the vehicle went off the roadway into the median, overturned and ejected the driver.

Witnesses said after being ejected from the vehicle, the driver was then run over by a dark-colored SUV that did not stop at the scene.

The driver was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital  with life-threatening injuries.

Virginia State Troopers have reconstructed the scene and are making attempts to identify the driver of the vehicle.

Anyone who has any information on the accident or the vehicle that left the scene is asked to contact the Virginia State Police at (757) 424-6800.