Suspected Drugged Driver Critically Injures Female Pedestrian In Dewey

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A man driving this Kia Soul jumped the curb, struck a female pedestrian and plowed into the embankment of the Opal Condo on McKinley Avenue in Dewey Beach around 10:20 a.m. Sunday.

Image courtesy WGMD/Alan Henney

Sgt. Clifford Dempsey, Dewey Beach police spokesman, says the woman was taken to Beebe Hospital and has been flown to Christiana Hospital with a critical head injury.

The driver of the Kia Soul, he said, is suspected to have been under the influence of illegal drugs.  He was taken to Beebe Hospital.