POLICE INVESTIGATE HIT AND RUN CRASH

(Wilmington, De 19808) Yesterday (Apr 14) at approximately 8:45 p.m., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Milltown Road, near the community of Cedarcrest, in reference to a motor vehicle crash involving a bicycle.

When the officers arrived they learned that a 55-year-old man had been bicycling eastbound on Milltown road.   Around the area of the 500 block of Milltown Road, the rider came upon a parked car.  As he went around it he was struck by an unknown vehicle and thrown from his bike.    The vehicle then continued on and left the area.

The rider was transported to a local hospital for serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation revealed that the vehicle that struck the bicyclist was a Chrysler product, unknown model, but red in color.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Ofc Robert Grover (Robert.Grover@newcastlede.gov. ) or New Castle County Division of Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com.,or (IM) on the New Castle County Division of Police Facebook page. Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip.

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