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Bicyclist struck during hit and run; Police seeking info

Post Date:11/16/2018 11:36 AM

Wilmington Police are asking for the public’s help in a hit and run last Friday that left a bicyclist with injuries.

Around 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 9 the bicyclist was at the intersection of 31st Street and Princess Place Drive when the suspect vehicle failed to yield right of way to the victim and struck her.

According to a witness, who is a volunteer firefighter, the suspect vehicle attempted to make a left hand turn when the incident occurred. The suspect immediately fled the scene. The witness described the suspect as a black male with dreadlocks.

The witnesses helped remove the bike, which the victim was pinned under.

The suspect vehicle is a dark gray mid-2000s or newer Chrysler 300 with tinted windows and chrome accents on the door handles and window trim.

Anyone with information is urged to call WPD at 910.343.3609 or use Text A Tip.

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