Port Richmond hit-and-run leaves pedestrian in extremely critical condition

Port Richmond hit-and-run
Detectives released this surveillance image Wednesday showing the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash in Port Richmond.
Philadelphia Police

A man was hospitalized in “extremely critical condition” following a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night in Port Richmond, police said.

The victim, a pedestrian, was crossing Lehigh Avenue on the 2400 block at around 8:45 p.m. when he was struck by a dark-colored sedan, investigators said. Medics took him to Temple University Hospital. Authorities said Wednesday that they do not know his age.

Police said the driver, a man, was in a car bearing a Pennsylvania temporary license plate, with the tag number 4183108.

Anyone with information about the collision or the suspect is asked to contact the PPD’s Crash Investigation Division at 215-685-3180/3181; call or text 215-686-8477; or leave a tip at www.phillypolice.com/forms/submit-a-tip.