Georgetown: Troopers seeking hit-and-run suspect vehicle

GEORGETOWN – Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify a vehicle involved in a personal injury hit and run crash Sunday evening that occurred at Zoar Road and Cedar Lane.

The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Investigation revealed a 61-year-old Georgetown female stopped on Zoar Road in the area of Cedar Lane and got out of her vehicle to move a wheelbarrow out of the center of the road, said state police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe.

As the woman was standing in the roadway, she was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Zoar Road.  The vehicle, described by witnesses as a white Ford construction van, failed to stop and continued on Zoar Road.

The woman struck by the van was taken to Nanticoke Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with any information in reference to the suspect vehicle is asked to contact Corporal R. Albert at 752-3861. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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