Pedestrian struck by car in S. Richmond crosswalk
RICHMOND — Richmond police are asking anyone who may have witnessed a vehicle striking a person on Forest
Hill Avenue on Thursday evening to come forward with information.
The collision occurred around 6:10 p.m. in the 7400 block of Forest Hill Avenue where it intersects with Sheila Lane, near the entrance to Lowe’s and Walmart. According to police, a pedestrian was crossing in a crosswalk when a 2006 Chevrolet Impala traveling westbound on Forest Hill Avenue struck the pedestrian.
The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with injuries that were considered life-threatening, police said.
The vehicle, and driver, remained on the scene, police said, but anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact Special Operations Division Investigator J. Peterson at (804) 646-1665 or call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.