Closings & Delays

Police searching for suspect that fled the scene of pedestrian crash in Harrisburg

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.– UPDATE (November 29): Police are now seeking information regarding a vehicle from a pedestrian struck incident.

The crash occurred on November 26 around 5:05 p.m. in the area of S. 3rd and Chestnut Streets in Harrisburg.

The vehicle is believed to be a Ford van, most likely a Ford Windstar, with the model year being between 1999-2003.

It is believed that the van in question would have a damaged headlight.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or vehicle is asked to contact Officer Braughler at (717) 255-3122 or submit a tip through CrimeWatch.

PREVIOUSLY: Police are searching for a suspect that fled the scene of a crash after striking a pedestrian.

On November 26 around 5:05 p.m., police responded to the area of S. 3rd and Chestnut Streets in Harrisburg for a reported struck pedestrian.

Upon arrival, police found a 51-year-old woman lying unresponsive with traumatic injuries.

She was taken to a local hospital as police searched the area for witnesses.

Through an investigation, police determined that the victim was crossing S. 3rd Street when the pedestrian crossing light indicated that she could. That is when a vehicle travelling east bound failed to stop at the red light and struck the victim.

The vehicle reportedly fled east on the Mulberry Street Bridge.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the vehicle involved is asked to contact the Harrisburg Police or submit the information through Crime Watch.