Girlfriend charged after man thrown from moving vehicle in Chesterfield
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Chesterfield police are investigating after a man was thrown from a moving vehicle on Thursday evening.
Police were called around 6:20 p.m. to the Walmart parking lot along Hopkins Road for the report of a man on the hood of a vehicle yelling for someone to call 911.
When officers arrived, they were unable to find the man.
Within moments, police received more calls that a man had been thrown from a moving vehicle in the 5000 block of Hopkins Road.
When officers arrived, they found a man, who was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police later arrested the suspected driver, 27-year-old Margareth Nelson Mejia of Richmond. Police say Mejia is the girlfriend of the victim.
She was charged with aggravated malicious wounding and driving without a license in relation to the incident.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.
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