(Bear, Del-19701) Saturday(June17) New Castle County Police were called to the Community of Hunters Run for a report of a motor vehicle crash, with a pedestrian struck and the operator of the vehicle fled the scene.
New Castle County Traffic Services Unit Detectives determined that Bahadar Durrani of the 600 block of Roger Chafee Sq struck a 24-year-old man with his Mercedes Sedan. Detectives learned that Bahadar Durrani was attempting to leave a residence in the 1200 block of Bison Cir when he struck the 24-year-old with his vehicle.
Bahadar Durrani fled the scene, but was later located and arrested in the area of Old Kirkwood Road.
The victim was taken to an area hospital and treated for minor injuries.
Bahadar Durrani was charged with possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, second-degree assault, two counts of first-degree reckless endangering, leaving the scene of a collision resulting in injury, and failure to report a collision resulting in injury.
Bahadar Durrani was arraigned and committed to Howard Young Correctional Institute after failing to post a $9,500 secured bail. He was further ordered to have no contact with the victim.
If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective William Hussong at WHussong@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.