State police search for hit-and-run driver after 4-car pileup on I-64

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- State police are searching for the driver believed to have caused a four-vehicle wreck that backed up traffic for miles on I-64 west Wednesday afternoon.

ax 64The accident happened near mile marker 184, which is just past Broad and Glenside around 5:20 p.m.

The crash closed all three travel lanes for about two hours, traffic was able to pass by on the right shoulder.

Witnesses reported a black or dark blue SUV/Jeep with a partial Virginia tag of VAG struck a Saturn traveling west, which caused that vehicle to hit an Isuzu SUV. That vehicle then spun out and slammed into a Honda.

Witnesses reported the driver of the hit-and-run vehicle appeared to be talking on a cell phone when the crash happened. The driver of the Saturn was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The interstate reopened around 7 p.m.

If you saw something -- or have information that could help investigators, call Virginia State Police at 804-674-2000.




  • krista

    Is there any description of the driver? Male, female, something in addition to being on a cell phone.

  • mbaker9105

    Better turn yourself in now, you’re only going to make it worse by attempting to hide. There are eyewitnesses, probable damage to your vehicle, and a partial plate. Not only will the cops be looking for you, body shops will probably be notified, DMV registration records checked…..

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