Motorcyclist injured in Delaware hit-and-run crash

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Delaware State Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who allegedly crashed into a motorcyclist Tuesday night, critically injuring the victim.

Investigators said 26-year-old Bryan Adams, of Rising Sun, Md., was riding a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle in the left lane of Capitol Trail in Newark around 10:45 p.m.

As Adams approached Polly Drummond Hill Road, police said a vehicle in front of the man slowed, causing him to slam his motorcycle into the rear of the car.

Adams, who was wearing a helmet, was ejected from the motorcycle and rushed to Christiana Hospital, where he was admitted in critical condition.

Authorities said the vehicle Adams rear-ended fled the scene.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing its investigation into the crash and asking for the public’s help in identifying the fleeing vehicle, which is described as a truck or sports utility vehicle with rear damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit at 302-834-2620, ext. 278, or to submit an anonymous tip by texting CRIMES (274637) with the keyword “DSP,” calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, by downloading the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip App or by filling out this online form.


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