Hit-and-run suspect sought after fleeing crash on I-64 in Hampton

Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police are asking for public assistance in locating a hit-and-run suspect that fled the scene of a crash on I-64 early Wednesday.

Officers responded to the crash on I-64, west of the I-664 interchange, in Hampton around 12:13 a.m.

They learned at the scene that a male victim was driving eastbound in a dark blue BMW when his vehicle was struck by what appeared to be a dark colored Honda. When the vehicle was struck, the driver of the BMW swerved off the roadway, and upon gaining control, stopped on the closed shoulder. The vehicle became engulfed in fire, but the victim was able to get out of the vehicle unharmed.

Credit: Virginia State Police

The driver of the dark Honda failed to stopped, and was last seen driving eastbound on I-64 toward La Salle Avenue.

No injuries were reported. Anyone with information about this crash and/or who witnessed suspicious behavior, are encouraged to contact the Virginia State Police at  (757)-424-6800 or at questions@vsp.virginia.gov

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