Abel Lopez-Jarquin, age 22, of Landenberg, was charged with Accidents Involving Damage to Attended Vehicle or Property, Duty to Give Information and Render Aid, and several related Summary Traffic Offenses, following a hit and run accident. The incident occurred on Friday January 7, 2022 at 3:31 p.m., in the area of Sharp Road and Gap Newport Pike, in New Garden Township. Police were dispatched to the report of an accident where the striking vehicle fled. The victim provided police with a picture of the vehicle and a description of the operator. The following morning, the vehicle was located at the registered address, and contact was made with Lopez-Jarquin. He admitted to striking the vehicle and leaving the scene. Charges were filed in MDC 15-4-04. The case is pending a preliminary hearing.