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Hit-and-run accident

Newark Police investigate hit-and-run accident on South Main Street

Newark Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred at 1:15 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19, in front of the police station at 220 South Main St.

Police received a report that a 22-year-old man was crossing South Main Street, mid-block, between Veterans Lane and Apple Road when he was struck by a vehicle travelling east. The pedestrian was thrown in the air and landed in the roadway. The vehicle did not stop, turned right and then fled south on Apple Road. The suspect vehicle is a black SUV, possibly a Nissan product with right side damage.

The pedestrian was transported to Christiana Emergency Room to be evaluated and treated for his injuries.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should contact Master Cpl. Paul Keld at 302-366-7100 ex 3106 or Paul.Keld@cj.state.de.us. Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD, with the message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or www.tipsubmit.com, where a reward may be available.

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