Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash that Injured a 1-year-old

New Castle County Police are currently investigating a hit-and-run that left a 1-year-old injured in the community of Tuxedo Park

(Wilmington, Del. – 19804) Today at about 10:30a.m., County Police were dispatched to the unit block of Roosevelt Ave for a hit-and-run involving a child.  Upon arrival, police learned that a silver Mazda sedan struck the child while leaving a residence on that block.  The child was provided emergency medical attention at the scene and transported to an area hospital.  The child is currently listed in stable condition.

The Mazda was located at about 11:55a.m.and stopped in the 6900 block of Lancaster Pike (Hockessin). The driver was taken into custody without incident.

Traffic Services Unit Detectives responded to the scene and have assumed the investigation.

Further suspect and incident information will be released as it becomes available.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Jonathan Yard at JYard@nccde.org  or New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

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