Hit-And-Run In Front Of Newark Police Station


Newark – Today, December 19, 2016,  at 1:15 p.m. Newark Police officers responded to a hit-and-run accident that occurred in front of the police station, 220 South Main Street, Newark,according to Newark Police Spokesman Lieutenant Bill Hargrove.

Hargrove said the Newark Police received a report that a pedestrian- male, 22, had been crossing South Main Street, mid-block, between Veterans Lane and Apple Road when he was struck by a vehicle travelling east bound. The pedestrian was thrown in the air and landed in the roadway, said Hargrove. The vehicle did not stop, turned right, then fled south on Apple Road. The suspect vehicle is a black SUV, possibly a Nissan product with right side damage.

The pedestrian was transported to Christiana Emergency room and is currently being evaluated and treated for his injuries.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should contact Master Corporal Paul Keld 302-366-7100 ex 3106 or Paul.Keld@cj.state.de.us.
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