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Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Hit and Run Crash Involving Pedestrian-Wilmington


Date Posted: Saturday, April 14th, 2018

FLEEING OPERATORSUSPECT VEHICLE

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 yesterday afternoon.

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. The suspect then fled the Wawa parking lot. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries from falling to the ground upon impact with the striking vehicle. The attached pictured operator of the striking vehicle fled the scene.

Please see the attached photos of the female driver and image of a similar vehicle (not actual vehicle involved).

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 http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

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Presented by the Director of Public Information, Sergeant Richard Bratz

Released: 041418 0831

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