Troopers Update Pedestrian Struck On Concord Pike Saturday

Wilmington- The Delaware State Police investigated a serious crash involving a pedestrian that occurred earlier today, Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred on February 23, 2020, at approximately 10:35 a.m., when a 2001 Buick Century was traveling northbound on Concord Pike north of Brandywine Parkway, Wilmington, in the left travel lane. A pedestrian started to walk across the northbound lane of Concord Pike from the area of the Market Square. The operator of the Buick was unable to avoid the pedestrian, striking the pedestrian within the left travel lane. The operator of the Buick remained at the scene.

The pedestrian, a 56-year-old female from Jenkintown, PA, was not utilizing a crosswalk and issued a citation for same. She was transported to the Christiana Hospital with serious injuries via Trooper 4.

The operator of the Buick, a 56-year-old female from Pennsville, NJ sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Wilmington Hospital.