Middletown Borough Police Department is investigating a hit and run traffic accident involving a juvenile pedestrian. The juvenile pedestrian was crossing East Main Street from the North side of the intersection of Vine Street. The traffic traveling east bound and west bound on East Main Street had the steady green light. Traffic on Vine Street had a steady red light. The juvenile went across Vine Street, walking in front of a truck that was stopped in the left turn lane of East Main Street. The juvenile walked out from in front of the truck into the straight lane for east bound traffic. The juvenile was struck by the front drivers side of the vehicle in question and was spun around and fell to the ground. Thankfully the juvenile was not critically injured. The striking vehicle continued on, stopping somewhere east of the scene. The driver returned to the scene to check on the juvenile male, but then left before witnesses could get his information, or the vehicles registration. Officers arrived on scene within minutes, but were unable to find the vehicle, or driver.
The vehicle was described as an early 2000's Toyota Corolla, dark gray in color. The driver was described as an early 20's male, white, with shaggy darker red/brown hair, and a shaggy beard. He was wearing a knit beanie, glasses, shorts, and a dark colored T-shirt.
If you were in the area of this intersection during the time of this incident, and have any further information to provide, you may do so by contacting 717-558-6900, and asking for a Middletown Borough Police Officer; or by submitting a tip through the Crimewatch page.