FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Person:
Col. W. Keith Early
Chief of Police
Prince George County Police
(804)733-2773
October 24, 2016

(Prince George, VA) – Hit and Run 4700 Block Prince George Drive

On Sunday, October 23, 2016, at approximately 5:30 PM, a cyclist riding on the 4700 block of Prince George Drive was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle subsequently left the scene of the crash without identifying himself or rendering aid to the victim.

Several witnesses provided information to police officers about the driver, the suspect vehicle, and the sequence of events. Based on the evidence and eyewitness reports, a cyclist, traveling southbound on Prince George Drive, was struck by a northbound vehicle. The cyclist sustained significant injuries.

The Prince George County Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with this hit and run crash. The suspect vehicle is described as a red/silver in color, 4 door car, possibly a Pontiac Grand Am, driven by a white male. There may be damage to the right side of the vehicle as a result of the impact. If you have any information regarding this collision, please contact the Prince George Police Department at (804)733-2773 or Crime Solvers at (804)-733-2777. You can also text-a-tip anonymously - simply add “274637 (CRIMES)” to your Contacts list on your cellular phone and then text “igotcha” along with your message/tip.
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The Prince George Police Department would also like to remind our traveling public to share the road with our cyclists and obey the Three Feet for Safety law. Please slow down when approaching a cyclist and provide them with at least three feet of distance on the roadway.