The Falls Township Police have confirmed the man with a cane killed by a hit and run driver traveling south on New Falls Road Tuesday evening was 70-year-old Emanuel “Manny” Weintraub. The incident occurred around 9:00 p.m. right outside JoJo’s Ice Cream and Water Ice.
A cane laid in the street along with shoes and other clothes of the victim from Levittown in the aftermath.
Investigators say the vehicle is a dark blue or black 4 door sedan missing its front right passenger hubcap with a damaged windshield and front end.
According to those who knew him, Weintraub regularly attended Jojo’s fundraisers with his wife and will be missed by the local community.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect and anyone with information should call Officer Stephanie Metterle at 215-949-9100 x 440. If someone comes across the vehicle on the road, they should first call police dispatch at 215-945-3100.