Re­ward of­fered to find driver who struck stu­dent ex­it­ing school bus

The Southern Berks News - - NEWS -

EX­ETER >> Po­lice are still in­ves­ti­gat­ing a hit-and-run that oc­curred Tues­day, Oct. 16, at 4:05 p.m. on Oak Park­way near 47th Street af­ter a 10-year-old Ex­eter School District stu­dent was hit af­ter ex­it­ing a school bus.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, the driver of a 2004-2006 red Acura MDX with Penn­syl­va­nia reg­is­tra­tion plate passed a school bus that was stopped and had its flash­ing lights ac­ti­vated and the “stop” arm de­ployed. The Acura was trav­el­ing east in the west­bound lane of Oak Park­way.

The stu­dent sus­tained in­juries and was treated at Read­ing Hos­pi­tal. The ve­hi­cle was last seen trav­el­ing east on Oak Park­way.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion per­tain­ing to this in­ci­dent or can iden­tify the sus­pect is asked to sub­mit an anony­mous tip to Crime Alert Berks County.

Cash re­wards are avail­able up to $10,000 if the tip leads to an ar­rest.

Anony­mous tips may be sub­mit­ted by ei­ther call­ing 877-373-9913, down­load­ing the ALERTBERKS app on your mo­bile de­vice, or by us­ing your mo­bile phone to text tips to 847411 and typ­ing ALERTBERKS + your tip.

Ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion may be found at alertberks.org, or con­tact the Ex­eter Town­ship Po­lice Of­fi­cer An­thony Schap­pell or De­tec­tive Greg Davis at 610779-1490.

MICHAEL GODSHALL - SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO

Po­lice are look­ing for the driver of this 2004-2006 red Acura MDX with Penn­syl­va­nia reg­is­tra­tion plate that passed a stopped school bus and hit a stu­dent ex­it­ing the bus.

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