Car hits pedestrian; witnesses sought

Police are looking for information on a Saturday evening accident on Route 3 in Westtown Township that critically injured a pedestrian.

About 8:30 p.m., officers from the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department responded to West Chester Pike and Green Lane and located a 22-year-old male lying on the north side of West Chester Pike, police said. 

 The victim, who lives in the 1600 block of West Chester Pike, was transferred by Goshen Ambulance to Paoli Hospital and then later flown to Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he remains in critical condition police said.

 The 21-year-old driver of the striking vehicle, a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta, stopped and summoned  assistance, police said. Police said the driver was not injured and reported that the pedestrian was in the westbound right-hand lane of West Chester Pike when the accident occurred. Police are urging anyone who may have been in the area and has information to call the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department at 610-692-5100.