Jogger badly hurt in hit-and-run near Claymont Thursday, police say

Isabel Hughes

A 39-year-old man was seriously injured Thursday evening after being hit by a car near Claymont, which then fled, New Castle County police said.

Police were called to the intersection of Glenrock Drive and Miles Road at about 6 p.m. after receiving reports of the hit-and-run. On scene, they found the man with bad injuries to his upper body.

Police said the man was jogging when a car hit him and drove away. Paramedics took the man to a local hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.

It's not clear whether police have any information about the car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Andrew Blithe at 302-395-8048 or at

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