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Posted on: December 19, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Police Respond to Traffic Crash Involving Pedestrian

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Dec. 19 at approximately 11:15 a.m., Police responded to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle on DePue Drive in the area of Eastern State Hospital. A 23-year-old male patient at Eastern State Hospital was being placed into a transport vehicle when he got away from staff and fled. As he was walking in the area of DePue Drive, he stepped in front of a passing vehicle. The male was transported by medics to Riverside Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle is not being charged.


The crash remains under investigation.


Media Contact:

Stephanie Williams

757-592-5618; Stephanie.williams@jamescitycountyva.gov

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