Sunday, February 23, 2020

Hit and Run Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Crash in Absecon

On February 23, 2020 at approximately 12:24 AM, officers from the Absecon Police Department were dispatched to the Delilah Road overpass (Route 646) for a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. When units arrived, they discovered a 73-year-old male from Philadelphia had been struck.

The pedestrian was walking on the eastbound shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle, described as a silver SUV (possibly a Honda Pilot), struck the male then continued eastbound onto Absecon Boulevard (Route 30) towards Atlantic City.

The pedestrian was transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center - City Division with serious injuries. Traffic at the scene was restricted for approximately two hours while the crash was being investigated.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or may have knowledge of those involved is encouraged to contact the Absecon Police Department at (609) 641-0667.

The case is under investigation by Sgt . J. Mazer #851 of the Traffic Safety Unit.


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