Police ask for help in hit-and-run

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 17, 2005

Staff report

Suffolk police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred late last night and are asking for assistance from the public.

Police say that at approximately 11:04 p.m. Tuesday, Walter Vann Jr., 68, of the 700 block of Turlington Road, was walking near his home when he was struck by a west-bound vehicle, which failed to stop.


Email newsletter signup

Vann was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where his condition is listed as fair.

Police advise that the vehicle is a light-colored van.

Anyone with information on this accident is asked to call Suffolk Police Dispatch at 757-923-2350 or Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.