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Henrico man charged in hit-and-run crash that left victim injured

RICHMOND, Va. – A Henrico man has been charged with felony hit-and-run after a two-vehicle crash left a victim with life-threatening injuries.

Richmond Police say 29-year-old Andre W. Howard was arrested Wednesday, with the help of the U.S. Marshal’s Regional Fugitive Task Force. Crime Insider sources say Howard was found inside of a closet inside a home.

The hit-and-run incident happened at approximately 9:13 p.m. on Friday, March 16 in Richmond’s East End.

Andre W. Howard

“Howard was operating a vehicle traveling southbound on North 23rd Street when it collided with a vehicle in the intersection of W Street,” said a Richmond Police spokesperson. “The driver of the other vehicle is still suffering injuries that are considered life threatening.”

Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to call Crash Team Investigator R. Rose at (804) 646-1665 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at http://www.7801000.com. The P3 Times Crime Stoppers app for smart phones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.