Driver, vehicle sought in Boulevard hit and run

Press release from Richmond Police Department

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - At 5 a.m. on Friday, Department officers received a call of a hit and run at the intersection of North Boulevard and West Broad Street. Officers found a female injured near the bus stop in front of the CVS Pharmacy.

She was transported to CJW Medical Center with a broken leg.

According to witnesses, a black or dark colored four-door sedan was driving north on North Boulevard when it passed through the intersection of West Broad Street and veered off the road to the right, striking the victim as she was at the bus stop. A male was seen driving the sedan and a female passenger was also in the car. The vehicle briefly stopped near the intersection of Myers Street before continuing northbound on North Boulevard.

The Department is currently looking for the vehicle and the driver. The vehicle may have sustained front-end damage.

Anyone with information about the incident, the vehicle or the driver is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 first using the word "ITip" followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.