Man charged with DUI after hitting 5 pedestrians in Chesapeake

Posted on: 12:02 pm, January 15, 2014, by , updated on: 08:46pm, January 15, 2014

Chesapeake, Va. – A 71-year-old man has been arrested and charged with DUI after hitting five people with his vehicle on Tuesday night.

Chesapeake Police say they responded to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the 1900 block of Liberty Street around 8:00 p.m.

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While people were helping the pedestrian, a second vehicle, driven by 71-year-old Melvin Glover, came through the area and hit four more people.

The five injured people all suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Norfolk General Hospital and Chesapeake Regional Hospital for treatment.

The Chesapeake Police Crash Reconstruction Team is currently investigating the incident.