Sunday, April 12, 2020

Driver Located and Charged in Hit-and-Run of Pedestrian

The Galloway Township Police Department received information from an anonymous source in regards to a hit and run pedestrian motor vehicle collision that occurred on March 26, 2020.  The victim of the original incident, Hannah Wakeley, a 26 year old female from Galloway, was struck while jogging on N. Leipzig Ave.  The suspect vehicle had fled the scene of the collision.  Wakeley suffered serious injuries to her torso and legs.  

As a result of the information received from the public and the continued investigation by the Galloway Twp Traffic Unit, both the involved vehicle and suspect were located on March 28, 2020.  
Justin Sacchinelli, a 30 year old male from Galloway, was charged by Ofc Ronald Gorneau of the Galloway Twp Traffic Unit with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle collision resulting in serious bodily injuries, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and numerous motor vehicle violations.  Sacchinelli was released on a summons pending his court appearance.    

The Galloway Township Police Department would like to extend our gratitude to the public for their assistance with this investigation.


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