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UVA Police Search for Driver After SUV Hits Pedestrian

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Police at the University of Virginia are on the lookout for the driver who struck a pedestrian and took off.

It happened around 6:45 Friday morning on Massie Road. The pedestrian reported she was in the crosswalk when a gold SUV driven by an older man with white hair hit him. The pedestrian was taken to UVA Medical Center.

Anyone with any information should contact UVA police at 434-924-7166.


Press Release
University of Virginia Police Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE --  The University of Virginia Police Department responded to 290 Massie Road on October 19, 2012, at 6:47 a.m. after a pedestrian reported being struck by a gold in color SUV, believed to be driven by an older white male with grey/white hair.  The pedestrian was in the crosswalk near the sidewalk that runs parallel with the John Paul Jones Arena when the vehicle struck her.  She reported that the vehicle continued to drive west bound on Massie Road before turning left onto Copeley Road.  The pedestrian was transported to the University of Virginia Emergency Department.

Anyone having information related to this incident is encouraged to contact the University Police Department at434-924-7166 or may provide anonymous tips at http://www.virginia.edu/uvapolice/report_crime.html.

 Lt. Melissa Fielding
University of Virginia Police Department

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