CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) — Police are searching for the driver of the car that fatally struck a 16-year-old and then fled the scene.
Authorities tell 8News that happened around 9 p.m. in the 700 block of Greyshire Drive. When officers arrived, they found the teen lying in the middle of the road.
The victim, Steffond Swilley Jr., of the 1300 block of Steel Street in Petersburg, was transported to VCU Medical Center, where he died as a result of his injuries.
Police are continuing to investigate.
Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660
Stay with 8News for more details as they become available.