On November 26, 2018 at 5:06 p.m., Harrisburg Police responded to the area of S. 3rd & Chestnut Streets for a report of a pedestrian struck. Officers arrived and found a 51-year-old female lying unresponsive with traumatic injuries. The victim was quickly transported to a local hospital as officers searched the area for witnesses.
Through the investigation it was determined that the victim was crossing S. 3rd Street when the pedestrian crossing light indicated that she could. A vehicle travelling east bound failed to stop at the red light striking the victim. This vehicle 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.