Woman Struck by Hit-and-Run Vehicle in Norwood

The driver briefly stopped after the crash and then fled the scene, police said.

A woman was injured by a hit-and-run driver in Norwood, Pennsylvania Saturday afternoon.

Police say the driver struck a woman who was at the intersection of Chester Pike and Cleveland Avenue at 1:11 p.m. The driver briefly stopped and got out of the vehicle and then sped off and made a right turn onto McKinley Avenue.

The woman was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Police believe the vehicle is a black Chrysler Sebring sedan, possibly 2007 or newer, with front end damage to the driver’s side or mid-front area. Police also say it appears the vehicle had been recently cleaned from the snow and may be from the Welcome Avenue, Chester Pike area. Police did not release a detailed description of the driver, only saying they believe he is a white male in his 20s or 30s.

The victim told NBC10 she suffered a broken tibia after she was struck and is also experiencing back and knee pain. She was already due to have a knee replacement prior to the accident.

If you have any information on the vehicle or driver, please call Norwood Police at 610-461-2308 or Cpl. Kennedy at 484-494-5726.

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