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Driver Arrested in Sunday Night Hit and Run in KOP

The pedestrian was flown to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with head injuries.

Reports came in of a pedestrian struck at the 400 block of South Gulph Road in King of Prussia shortly after 11 p.m. on Sunday night and it was soon learned that the driver had fled the scene of the accident.

According to 6ABC Action News, police have the driver, who has not been identified, in custody. The unidentified victim was medevaced to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania an listed in serious condition.

Norristown Patch reader Dennis O'Donnell told Patch via Facebook that Upper Merion Police had posted an alert that authorities were searching for a white work van in connection with the hit and run incident. Police reportedly located that van 20 minutes later in an unnamed King of Prussia motel parking lot.

Norristown Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.

Tammy Howard October 15, 2013 at 03:00 PM
This was my sons story. He suffered a traumatic brain injury and has been fighting every day since to take his life back..Thank you to all the men and women who helped get him to the hospital quickly and caught the person who did this
Nicole Wade October 15, 2013 at 08:11 PM
This man decided to drink and drive and in return he put a young mans bright and promising future on hold. He changed this young mans life in more ways then any of us could ever imagine. Some negative and some positive. Yet, to this day, this man who committed this horrific crime has been free this whole time. Ultimately he will answer to the Lord for his actions, but let justice be served so that not only this young man and his family can feel some relief, but also so that he isn't out hurting other people. This mans actions and the Dr.'s initial diagnosis were no match for this young mans prayer warriors. Love you guys <3

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