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Driver Sought In Northeast Philadelphia Hit-And-Run

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene after striking a pedestrian in Northeast Philadelphia Monday evening.

The hit-and-run happened at about 5 p.m. on Bustleton Avenue near Norwalk Rd. in the city’s Bustleton section.

According to investigators, the unidentified pedestrian was trying to cross the street when she was struck by a car.

After striking the woman, the driver fled the scene and currently remains at large.

The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is urged to call 911.

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  1. Jim Wilmer says:

    Maybe with so many hit and runs; they should start classifying them Attempted Murder. That way more than the traffic division would be on the case. More drivers; whether under the influence, or without insurance; may we consider leaving the scene; and treating the accident victim as rode kill.

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