UPPER FREDERICK PA – A 29 year-old Pottstown man has been convicted in Montgomery County Court “of a felony charge of accidents involving personal injury” in connection with a hit-and-run incident that occurred during February 2016 on the 600 block of Fagleysville Road, The (Pottstown) Mercury newspaper reported Wednesday (March 29, 2017).
Mercury staff writer Carl Hessler Jr. said Michael Alan Dilworth, 29, of West Walnut Street, Pottstown, was “convicted by a jury of striking a jogger and leaving the scene of the collision.” It reached its verdict after about 2-1/2 hours of deliberation following a two-day trial. “The jury acquitted Dilworth of a misdemeanor charge of recklessly endangering another person,” Hessler added.
Dilworth remains free on bail pending sentencing. “He also was convicted by the judge of several summary traffic offenses, including careless driving and duty to give information and render aid,” according to the article.
- Read Hessler’s story, titled “Pottstown man convicted of Upper Frederick hit-and-run” and published Wednesday by The Mercury, here.
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