Motorist calls 911 after pedestrian collison, then flees scene

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A motorist who struck a pedestrian at 37th Street and Macdonald Avenue in Richmond on Sunday stopped to check on him and even called 911, but then fled the scene before authorities arrived, police said.

The collision occurred at about 8:15 p.m., while the pedestrian was crossing the street in the crosswalk, Richmond police Capt. Al Walle said.

The motorist was described by police as a female driving a small, white, 4-door car.

“The victim had a complaint of pain to his leg and declined medical treatment,” Walle said.

Further details weren’t immediately known.