Pedestrians crashes on the rise in Henrico, VA; why police say the drivers often aren’t at fault

The shrine highlights a growing problem in Henrico County and Central Virginia in general: an increasing number of pedestrians getting hit by cars.

“There is this misnomer that all pedestrians have the right of way and they only have certain right of ways at certain locations, you still can’t cross the middle of the road right in front of somebody, the driver has protections as well,” Netherland said.