UPDATE 4/16/14: Hampton police arrested 56-year-old DarrelKeith Nelson of Brogden Lane on a warrant for this case. Nelson has been charged with felony hit and run and reckless driving in relation to the accident.

UPDATE 3/10/14: Newport News Police say the pedestrian is still in the hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.

The pedestrian has been identified as a 46-year-old homless man. Police are still searching for the driver that hit him.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call 757-247-2500 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.


NEWPORT NEWS -- A man was rushed to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Newport News Friday night.

The accident was reported near 74th Street and Jefferson Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The victim, an adult male, was transported to a local hospital with possible life-threatening injuries, according to Newport News police.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are still unclear.

Stay with 13News Now and for the latest details on this developing story.

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