A Virginia Beach man has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence and felony hit and run after a fatal accident with a pedestrian in Virginia Beach.

According to police, 57-year-old Virginia Beach resident David Paul Lucas was crossing Virginia Beach Blvd. on April 23, when he was struck by a Nissan Xterra driven by 25-year-old Virginia Beach resident Brandon W. Meck.

A patrolling K-9 officer witnessed the collision while stopped at a traffic light.

According to Public Information Officer Jimmy Barnes, the officer stopped to provide first aid, but Meck fled the scene. A witness followed him and told police the license plate number and the direction he was heading.

Barnes said police apprehended Meck approximately a mile from the scene. He was arrested on charges of DUI and felony hit and run and placed in the Virginia Beach Correctional Facility without bond.

Bob Battle
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