PD: Drunk driver arrested after hitting pedestrian on Newtown Road

Shelton Mitchel Knight (Photo courtesy: Virginia Beach police)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach police have charged a man with DUI after he allegedly struck a pedestrian on Newtown Road, Thursday night.

Police arrested 55-year-old Shelton Mitchel Knight, of Virginia Beach, and charged him with DUI. Police say Knight hit someone at the intersection of Newtown Road and Virginia Beach Boulevard, around 10:30 p.m.

The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Knight has since bonded out of jail.

WAVY/Larry Carney
WAVY/Larry Carney

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