Bicyclist struck in Long Neck hit-and-run

August 31, 2022

A bicyclist, 28, was injured Aug. 31 following a hit-and-run crash on Route 24 in Long Neck.

The man was turning right onto westbound Route 24 from the Wawa parking lot about 8 a.m. when was he was struck by an SUV traveling westbound, said Sr. Cpl. Leonard DeMalto of the Delaware State Police.

The impact propelled the bicyclist into the eastbound lane, where he was struck by a van traveling eastbound, DeMalto said. Both vehicles left the scene. Delaware State Police continue to investigate the crash.

The man was taken to Beebe Healthcare to be treated for his injuries. His mother said his right eye is cut, he has a hematoma above his eye, and he has a concussion. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, she said.

More information will be posted when available.


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