Police Search for Driver in Hit and Run Accident, Pedestrian Struck

Posted on  11/26/2013 5:59 pm


  • 900 block North Orange Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2013, approximately 11:09 a.m.

Vehicle/Operator Information:

  • Vehicle : Black four door Honda sedan, unknown Delaware registration
  • Operator: Unknown
  • Pedestrian: John Weaver, 61, Wilmington, Delaware


Police are investigating a hit and run accident that left a pedestrian in serious condition this morning.

The incident occurred at approximately 11:09 a.m. as John Weaver, 61, of Wilmington, crossed in the middle of the 900 block of North Orange Street. A black four door Honda sedan with unknown Delaware registration struck Weaver while traveling northbound in the block causing the passenger side rear view mirror to fall off. The vehicle continued north on Orange Street and disregarded a red traffic signal at West 10th and North Orange Streets.

Weaver was transported to Christiana Hospital in serious but stable condition. Police continue to search for the suspect vehicle and the operator.

Anyone with information should call Corporal Tavis Miller at (302) 654-5151.