Bedford, VA - A recently retired Bedford police officer is recovering after being hit by a car last week.
Charlie Nelms was running on Longwood Avenue in Bedford last Thursday when a car pulled out of the Shell station parking lot and hit him, according to police.
Nelms was bruised and was checked out at the hospital.
The driver, Kristin Snow, is charged with failing to stop for a pedestrian.
Nelms was Bedford's first African-American police sergeant.