Pike Creek – The Delaware State Police are investigating a serious crash involving a pedestrian that occurred last evening, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.
Jaffe said the incident occurred on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at approximately 11:22 p.m., when a 20-year-old female pedestrian was crossing Limestone Road (SR7) south of the intersection with Stoney Batter Road. A silver 2017 Honda Accord was traveling northbound on Limestone Road. The victim along with a group of friends crossed the southbound lanes against the traffic, said Jaffe. The friends stopped in the center median when the victim continued to cross into the northbound lanes, where she was struck by the Accord.
The victim was transported to the Christiana Hospital in critical condition. The initial investigation determined that the pedestrian was wearing dark clothing, not carrying a flashlight and not utilizing a marked crosswalk. Impairment on her behalf is unknown at this time.
The driver of the Honda, a 70-year-old male from Kennett Square, PA, was properly restrained and did not sustain any injuries. Impairment on his behalf is not a factor in the crash.