Woman arrested after hit-and-run that seriously injured another woman in Chesapeake


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A woman is in custody after another woman was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run Wednesday morning in Chesapeake.

Police say it happened just before 8 a.m. at the intersection of Whistle Town Road and Fernham Lane. The victim was found with serious injuries and taken to the hospital.

On Thursday, police announced 33-year-old Chesapeake resident Michelle McKeown was arrested and charged her with felony hit-and-run.

Michelle McKeown

Police say several witnesses in the area were able to give a suspect description, and police said they were looking for a black SUV.

No other details were released in a press release, but police say the hit-and-run remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online.

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