Hit-and-run driver sought in fatal double accident in South Jersey

Police are seeking the driver in a fatal double accident in Pennsauken early Sunday. Credit: Google Images
Police are seeking the driver in a fatal double accident in Pennsauken early Sunday.
Credit: Google Images

Police in South Jersey are seeking the driver in a hit-and-run accident that injured a motorist who was helping a pedestrian he had struck and who later died.

The fatal double accident happened on Admiral Wilson Boulevard in Pennsauken about 3 a.m. Sunday, NBC10 reported. A man driving a van along the road’s eastbound lanes struck a 31-year-old pedestrian, then was struck by a car moments after he exited the white van to attempt to assist the man.

A mirror was knocked off the hit-and-run vehicle. The gray side-view mirror belongs to the passenger side of a Ford or Mercury vehicle built between 2002 to 2006, possibly a Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable.

The pedestrian, identified by NBC10 as Victor Gutierrez, died at a hospital from his injuries.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run vehicle or driver is asked to call the Pennsauken Police Department’s Traffic Division at 856-488-0080, ext. 2300.



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