US Postal Service letter carrier seriously injured in Portsmouth VA hit-and-run

PORTSMOUTH, Va.— A hit-and-run in Portsmouth is leaving residents shaken up.

Police say a driver hit a US Postal Service letter carrier and drove off, leaving her in serious condition.

Judi Gould was overcome with emotion Tuesday afternoon as a witness to the aftermath of a hit-and-run.

“You can’t imagine what it’s like to see her like that,” said Gould.

She says her beloved letter carrier was struck down in the middle of the street near Airline Boulevard and Caroline Avenue while delivering mail on her route.

Police say the 44-year-old was crossing Airline Boulevard when she was hit by a vehicle just before 11 a.m.

Police are looking for the driver of a black Dodge Journey that flagged down an officer about the crash. They are asking for the public to share any images from Alexander’s Corner to Rodman Avenue between 10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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