Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle in OC - and Charged with Illegally Crossing Coastal Highway

May 12, 2013 -- 6:13pm

Ocean City Police have charged a Pennsylvania man with crossing Coastal Highway unsafely after he was hit by vehicle – and then ran from the scene. Police say around 2am 24 year old Samuel Cribbs was crossing against the light at 49th Street when he was struck by the southbound vehicle. Cribbs rolled onto the vehicle causing damage to it and then ran, however police were not able to find the man. Later Sunday morning police were called to the 54th Street Quality Inn for a bleeding man and determined it was the pedestrian who was struck. Police say he appeared intoxicated. Police say the driver was sober and was released from the scene.

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