Dewey Beach Police Seek Driver Who Struck Woman and Fled


A female pedestrian was struck this morning by a hit-and-run driver on Coastal Highway at Dickinson Avenue in Dewey Beach.  Police are asking the public for any information regarding the accident which happened around 12:30 a.m. during the thunderstorm.

A woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver early Memorial Day in Dewey Beach. Police are asking for assistance locating the suspect and vehicle. Image courtesy WGMD/Alan Henney

Police say surveillance video shows and witnesses described a dark-colored sedan traveling north on Coastal Highway in the area of Dickinson Avenue.  That is where the car struck a 20-year-old Bel Air, Maryland woman who was in the crosswalk.  The car fled north on Coastal Highway and the driver failed to return to the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition and was treated for her injuries.  Anyone with more details regarding this incident is asked to please contact the Dewey Beach Police Department at 302-227-1110 or Crimestoppers at (800)-TIP-3333.