Troopers: Pedestrian Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver, Investigators Want To Talk To This Woman

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Wilmington – The Delaware State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash in which a pedestrian was struck Friday afternoon, according to Director of Public Information, Sergeant Richard Bratz.

Bratz said the incident occurred around 2:12 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 when a dark green SUV, believed to be a Subaru Forester, struck a pedestrian in the Wawa parking lot located at 705 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, Delaware.

The pedestrian was standing on a sidewalk and waiting for a bus at the designated bus stop when the suspect’s vehicle reversed and struck him causing him to fall to the ground, said Bratz. The suspect then fled the Wawa parking lot, Bratz added. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries from falling to the ground upon impact with the striking vehicle.

The State Police is continuing their investigation into this incident and asks anyone with information to please contact Corporal J. Gliem at Troop 1 (302) 761-6677 or (302) 660-4285 . Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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