Aug. 27, 2018
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – The Chesterfield County Police Department is continuing to investigate a fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of Belmont Road and Sue Jean Drive at about 4:55 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25.
Police said a 2011 Dodge Ram Pickup struck a 2000 Toyota Camry. The driver of the 2011 Dodge Ram fled the scene of the crash. The occupants of the Toyota Camry, a 26-year-old male, a 24-year-old female, a 7-year-old male, and a 4-year-old male were all injured in the crash. The adults sustained serious injuries, and both juveniles sustained life-threatening injuries. All four victims were transported to an area hospital, where the 4-year-old male died as a result of his injuries.
Police located the suspect vehicle and subsequently identified the driver as Edilberto Hernandez-Perez, 28, of the 4100 block of Lamplighter Court in Chesterfield. Hernandez-Perez was arrested and charged with felony hit and run and driving without a license. Hernandez-Perez is being held without bond in the Chesterfield County Jail.
Police are seeking additional witnesses to the crash. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.
Photo: Booking photo of Edilberto Hernandez-Perez.