May 26, 2021

VBPD Arrests Suspect in the Felony Hit-and-Run

​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On May 25, 2021 at approximately 9:48 p.m., 43-year old Terrence S. Ashby, was operating his 2013 Mercedes 4D sedan eastbound in the number two straight lane in the 2400 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard when his vehicle struck a Trek bicycle operated by 33-year old Christopher E. Warren.

Warren was struck on the right side by Ashby's vehicle and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. After the crash, the suspect fled the area in an eastbound direction. Ashby's vehicle was later found parked in an autobody shop parking lot. The suspect's vehicle had significant damage to the driver's side door area, a shattered windshield, scuff marks on the hood, a broken left headlight and a missing a driver's side mirror.

Warrants were obtained for Ashby on May 26, 2021, and he was quickly located, arrested, and taken to the Virginia Beach Jail. He was charged with Felony Hit and Run and operating a vehicle without a valid driver's license. Ashby was taken in front of a magistrate where he is currently held on a no bond. Additional charges may be pending in this case. Next of kin notifications were completed.

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