Two hurt after hit and run on Route 460 in Bedford County

Eyewitnesses said the driver stopped briefly before speeding away

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. - State police are investigating a hit and run crash that hurt two people on Route 460 in Bedford County. 

It happened around 5:45 p.m. Sunday one half-mile east of Bells Mill Rd. 

The crash involved an overturned 2007 Ford Ranger pickup with two occupants.  The driver of the 2007 Ford was George Edward Cumby, 67, of Moneta and the passenger, Mary Elizabeth Cumby, 65, also of Moneta, were wearing their seat belts. They were both taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for injuries. It's not clear how badly they were hurt. 

Several eyewitnesses at the crash scene described a maroon or burgundy four-door passenger vehicle, driven by a black man with three small children in the back seat. They told authorities that the driver stopped briefly before speeding away. 

Anyone with information should call 1-800-542-5959 or email

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