UPDATE: Police Release Names in Pedestrian Accident
Pedestrian and vehicle driver taken to hospital.
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Wednesday around 8:15 p.m. on Knights Road near Street Road by the Walgreen’s pharmacy.
According to police, investigation found that a 1994 Honda Civic sedan operated by Francisco Delapena, 23, of the 4100 block of Portsmouth Court, was traveling south on Knights Road, when Anne Gizzi, 47, of the 3100 block of Knights Road, was walking across Knights Road in a dimly lit area with no crosswalks.
Gizzi was struck in the southbound lane of Knights Road, police said. Both Delapena and Gizzi were transported to Aria Torresdale Hospital, where Gizzi is listed in critical condition and Delapena is listed in stable condition.
According to police, speed and impairment do not appear to be factors.
Anyone with information, please contact Detective Vandegrift or Officer Stahl at 215-633-3719