Suffolk, Va. Man Hit by Car, Seriously Injured by Girlfriend

Posted on Aug 30, 2010

A 27 year old man from Suffolk, Va. was hit by a car and seriously injured.  Police believe that the injured man, George Gates Jr., was intentionally hit and run over by his girlfriend. 

Witnesses told police that Shannon M. Goldston hit Gates during the course of an altercation.  Police believe that the accident was intentional and have charged and jailed Goldston at Western Tidewater Regional.  Goldston has been charged with malicious wounding, hit and run with property damage, driving a motor vehicle with a suspended license and reckless driving.    

Police arrived upon the scene of the accident at E. Washington Street and 9th Street to find Gates suffering from various serious injuries.  He was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and treated for multiple injuries. 

With the help of several eye witnesses Virginia troopers were able to identify the vehicle involved in the accident and find Goldston, who lives near the scene of the accident.  

The attorneys at Tavss Fletcher hope that Mr. Gates is on well his way to recovering from his injuries.

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