Accident Hit and Run involving a bicyclist fatality 2400 Block of Virginia Beach Boulevard
**UPDATE -The suspect vehicle has been located.**
On Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at approximately 9:48 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for an Accident Hit and Run involving a vehicle and a bicyclist in the 2400 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard. Officers, Emergency Medical Services arrived at the scene of the crash and located an adult male bicyclist in the roadway. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The driver of the suspect vehicle fled the scene.
Preliminary investigations determined that the driver of the suspect vehicle was driving eastbound in the 2400 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard. The suspect vehicle stuck the bicyclist in the roadway then fled the area in a eastbound direction. Police believe the suspect vehicle is a dark blue Mercedes Benz sedan. It will have 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.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). You can also submit a tip via P3tips.com or by downloading the P3 Tips app available in Apple iTunes and Google Play Stores. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.
This case remains under investigation by members of the Fatal Crash Team (FACT). No other information is available at this time. This release will be updated as soon as information becomes available.
MPO L.M. Bauder, Public Affairs Officer
Virginia Beach Police Department