Local/State

Driver sought in Bucks Co. hit-and-run

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Authorities in Bucks County are looking for the driver who struck a 26-year-old man and sped off - leaving him critically injured.

It happened around 12:30 Sunday morning on 4900 block of New Falls Road in Middletown.

Officers tell Action News 26-year-old John Rearick was walking when he was struck by a car and left on the roadway. Rearick sustained serious head injuries and was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center in critical condition.

Police say they are looking for a red or maroon colored vehicle with car damage. A red Cadillac was also reported at the scene but it's unknown if the vehicle was involved in the crash.

The area where the accident occurred is a well travelled roadway and authorities believe someone may have saw something.

Anyone with information on the vehicle or the driver is asked to contact the Middletown Police Department.

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