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Pedestrian Struck by Hit-and-Run Van in Downtown Newark


There were non-life threatening injuries reported for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in Newark's downtown on Monday evening.

According to police, emergency responders rushed to the intersection of Edison Place and Mulberry Street to investigate reports of a person struck by a van at approximately 6:32 p.m.

Upon arrival, police found the unidentified victim suffering injuries after a car struck them at that location then drove away.

Police say a white or grey colored van with PA license plates struck the victim then kept going.

According to police, the victim is expected to make a full recovery.