Troopers: Driver Of Blue Ford Ranger Fled Scene After Striking, Seriously Injuring Pedestrian

Seaford – The Delaware State Police are investigating a serious hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred last evening, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred on February 10, 2020, at approximately 9:54 p.m., when a pedestrian was walking along the edge of the roadway on Middleford Road, west of Old Furnace Road, in Seaford. For an unknown reason, the pedestrian entered into the travel lane where he was struck by a passing vehicle. The striking vehicle then exited the roadway and struck a guidewire and a wooden fence, causing property damage.

The pedestrian, a 47-year-old male from Seaford, was transported to the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

The striking vehicle was described as a light blue in color Ford Ranger pickup truck. The operator fled the scene and was last seen traveling westbound on Middleford Road, said Jaffe. The vehicle should have front end damage.

Troopers have been unable to locate the vehicle involved are asking anyone that has information in reference to this crash to please call the Delaware State Police Troop 5, Trooper Hunter Raymond at 302-337-1090.

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