Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit on Market Street

WILMINGTON –– An SUV traveling on Market Street around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday evening struck an unknown pedestrian.

The incident occurred near the Covil Avenue intersection. The pedestrian is in critical condition and was sent to the hospital for surgery to be treated for multiple injuries.

The SUV driver fled the scene but returned shortly after officers arrived, according to WPD. WPD’s traffic unit is investigating. WPD did not announce any charges for the driver.

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