Police Need Your Help Finding Driver, White Truck, that Hit 8-Year-Old Student in Henry Co.

HENRY CO. – An 8-year-old Henry County child is being treated for life-threatening
injuries after being struck by a driver in Henry County Thursday afternoon (Sept 23).

The boy had just exited a Henry County Public Schools bus when he was struck crossing the road, by a
white Toyota pickup truck that immediately fled the scene. The crash occurred in the 8000
block of Route 57 at 3:23 p.m.

Anyone w/information on the vehicle/driver is asked to call VSP at 1-800-542-5959 or email us
at [email protected] . The white Toyota pickup truck will have damage to the
passenger side headlight, hood and bumper.

State Police crash investigators were able to download video from the bus to help identify the
Toyota. The VSP Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Salem Field Office and VSP Salem Crash
Reconstruction Team are assisting with the crash investigation.

The 8-year-old was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.