POLICE REQUEST PUBLIC’S HELP IDENTIFYING HIT AND RUN SUSPECT

New Castle County Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a hit and run suspect that left a 78-year-old in critical condition.

(Wilmington, DE 19810) Yesterday (August 13, 2022), New Castle County police officers responded to Carpenter Station Road and Valley Run Drive for a report of a vehicle collision that had just occurred. Upon arrival, the officers discovered that a 78-year-old motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Carpenter Station Road, approaching the intersection of Valley Run Drive. A Honda CRV cream in color was traveling northbound on Carpenter Station Road and turned left in front of the motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the front passenger side door. The rider was ejected and came to rest at the intersection of Carpenter Station Road and Valley Run Drive.

The rider was flown to a local hospital and is currently in critical condition.

The Traffic Services Unit responded to the area and assumed the investigation. The vehicle sought is a 2017-2020 Honda CRV ivory/cream color, with heavy right-side damage.

If you witnessed this crash or have any information about this investigation, don’t hesitate to contact Detective Hussong at william.hussong@newcastlde.gov or at (302) 395-2742. 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 the New Castle County Division of Police.

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