Bar patron critical after assault in Delaware
BOWERS BEACH, Del. - November 1, 2010 (WPVI) -- A Delaware man is locked up after an assault left a man with a critical head injury.
Authorities arrested Michael Collier, 45, of Frederica.
Police say Collier punched in the face a 51-year-old man from Felton, Delaware, outside the Bayview Inn on Hubbard Avenue on Bowers Beach at about 11:30 Sunday night. The victim fell backwards and struck his head on the pavement, causing a severe injury.
The victim was flown to the University of Pennsylvania Hospital.
Collier fled the scene of the incident, but police arrested him at his home shortly after 4 a.m. Monday. He faces assault and was locked up awaiting bail.
delaware, kent county, assault, local/state
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