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Police: Woman critically hurt after driver hits parked vehicle in Va. Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- A woman was critically injured Saturday afternoon in Virginia Beach after a driver crashed into a parked vehicle.

Virginia Beach police said 28-year-old Richard L. Buckhout Jr. was driving eastbound on in the 3200 block of Edinburgh Drive when he hit the parked vehicle.

Police said a woman who was exiting the vehicle at the time suffered significant injuries and was taken to a local hospital, where she remains in critical condition.

Buckhout was taken into police custody following the crash.

Police charged him with driving under the influence (DUI), maiming as a result of DUI, possession of a schedule IV substance and two traffic violations: state inspection required and no liability insurance.

Buckhout is being held at Virginia Beach Correctional Facility without bond.


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