Woman hospitalized after getting hit by car while crossing street in Richmond

A woman is now in the hospital after a car struck her and drove off as she was crossing the...
A woman is now in the hospital after a car struck her and drove off as she was crossing the street.
Published: Jul. 3, 2022 at 5:18 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A woman is now in the hospital after getting hit by a car as she was crossing the street.

On Saturday, July 2 around 10:35 p.m., the Richmond Police Crash team responded to the intersection of Cowardin Avenue and Bainbridge Street on the report of a hit and run.

When they arrived, they found a woman lying in the roadway. She was attempting to cross the road when eyewitnesses say she was struck by a dark-colored, purple or blue, older model sedan with distinct wheel rims.

Investigators say the suspected vehicle has front-end damage and was last seen heading north on Cowardin Avenue.

The woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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