On December 30, Dorek E. Hayes was arrested by police in Virginia Beach after an accident in which a woman suffered critical injuries while walking along Honeygrove Road.
According to police, Hayes was speeding in his 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse when he hit the woman and fled the scene. Emergency crews responding to the scene discovered the woman conscious, but suffering from trauma to her legs, arm, and head. She received transport to a local hospital where she was listed in critical condition.
Hayes crashed into a parked van approximately a block away from the scene and was taken into custody.
Police charged Hayes with DUI-second offense, DUI refusal, maiming as a result of being intoxicated, and hit-and-run with personal injury.