Driver sought in Va. hit and run

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in the hit and run of a pedestrian that happened Saturday afternoon in Sterling, Va.

Deputies responded to the 150 block of Enterprise Street in Sterling, Va. a little after 3 p.m. for the report of a pedestrian who had been hit by a vehicle.

Authorities said a 56-year-old Sterling woman got our of her vehicle after a minivan backed into the parking space behind her.

The woman went to take items out of her car when the minivan hit her. Authorities said the woman yelled for the driver to stop, however the minivan driver kept going in reverse and pinned her in between the trunk of her car and the back of the minivan.

Deputies said the minivan then left the parking lot.

Authorities said the driver is believed to be a fair skinned black man in his twenties. The suspect vehicle is said to be a tan 1998- 2004 Honda Odyssey.

The woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with any information regarding the possible identity of the suspect is asked to contact DFC S. Allen of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Crash Investigation Unit at 703-737-8308. Callers who wish to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun crime solvers at 703–777–1919. If the information provided by the caller leads to an arrest and indictment, the caller could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.


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