Troopers Investigate Hit-And-Run That Left Pedestrian In Hospital

Wilmington- The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a hit-and-run crash in which a pedestrian was struck that occurred this evening west of Wilmington, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale.

Hale said the initial investigation has determined that the crash happened at approximately 7:52 p.m. this evening, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, on eastbound DE Rt. 2 (Kirkwood Highway) east of Delaware Park Drive, and involves a male pedestrian who was struck by an unknown make and model vehicle which then fled the scene.

As a result of the crash, the male pedestrian was transported to the Christiana Hospital where he is being treated for his non-life threatening injuries.

The eastbound lanes of Kirkwood Highway were closed as troopers conducted their investigation, however, they will be re-opened shortly.

Original Breaking Release

Wilmington – Delaware State Troopers are currently on scene in the 5000 blk of Kirkwood Highway investigating a pedestrian struck by a vehicle, according to reports.

DelDOT video shows flashing lights from emergency vehicles on scene. The condition of the patient is not know at this time.



Image Credits: DelDOT

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