Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by SUV on Market Street, Wilmington police say
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by an SUV on Market Street Wednesday night.
According to a news release from the Wilmington Police Department, the SUV hit the pedestrian in the 3300 block of Market Street around 9:45 p.m. After the collision, the SUV left the scene but did return shortly afterward, as officers were responding.
The male victim, who police said had no identification on him, was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for surgery and is currently listed in critical condition.
No charges have been filed as the WPD’s Traffic Unit continues its investigation.
Traffic Alert!!— Wilmington Police (@WilmingtonPD) July 29, 2021
Wilmington Police traffic unit is investigating a hit and run involving a pedestrian. All westbound lanes on Market St. at Montgomery Ave. are closed. Please seek alternate routes.
More updates to follow once’s they become available.
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