Pedestrian in wheelchair killed after being hit on Midlothian Turnpike identified

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CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield Police are still investigating after a pedestrian in a wheelchair was struck by a car and later died Sunday.

The incident happened around 1:25 a.m. on Midlothian Turnpike near Karl Linn Drive. According to police, a man in a wheelchair was in the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle.

The victim, 62-year-old Riley O. James Sr., was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Authorities said the driver who struck the man remained on the scene.

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.

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