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Man Accused Of Leaving CT Crash Scene, Driving Unregistered Car, More: Police Man Accused Of Leaving CT Crash Scene, Driving Unregistered Car, More: Police
Man Accused Of Leaving CT Crash Scene, Driving Unregistered Car, More: Police A Connecticut man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly crashed into another car on a highway, injuring two, and fled the scene. The New Haven County incident occurred on Friday, July 12 in the town of Seymour, according to Connecticut State Police. Just after 10 p.m. that night, 34-year-old Bethany man Brandon Graham was driving a gray Mercedes-Benz 380SL northbound on Route 8. Near the area of Exit 22, he reportedly hit the back bumper of the car in front of him, a Nissan Sentra carrying two people. After the crash, Graham’s vehicle car veered into the left lane and hit the …
CT Hit-Run Crash Kills 1, Closes 2 Roadways For Hours CT Hit-Run Crash Kills 1, Closes 2 Roadways For Hours
CT Hit-Run Crash Kills 1, Closes 2 Roadways For Hours A 64-year-old Connecticut man is dead following a two-vehicle hit-and-run crash that closed two major roadways for several hours. The crash occurred in New Haven around 4:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 10, in the area of  South Frontage Road and College Street. According to Officer Christian Bruckhart of the New Haven Police, a preliminary investigation found a vehicle driving on South Frontage Road went through a red light and collided with a vehicle driving on College Street at the intersection. Bruckhart said the driver of the offending vehicle fled after the collision. The second d…
CT Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash CT Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash
CT Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash Police captured a 45-year-old Connecticut woman for a hit-and-run crash that killed a 47-year-old woman. The incident occurred in New Haven County around 10 p.m., Friday, in the area of Main Street and Boston Avenue in East Haven. East Haven Police said Gina LaVacca, of East Haven, was found suffering from life-threatening injuries and pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a sedan that fled the area. Witnesses told officers the sedan drove east on Main Street after striking LaVacca. Officers quickly conducted a canvass of the area and obtained surveillance video from a private…
Fatal Hit-Run: Drunk Driver Found Hiding In Woods After CT Crash Killing Woman, Police Say Fatal Hit-Run: Drunk Driver Found Hiding In Woods After CT Crash Killing Woman, Police Say
Fatal Hit-Run: Drunk Driver Found Hiding In Woods After CT Crash Killing Woman, Police Say A woman was killed and another victim was injured in a suspected hit-and-run, drunk driving crash in Connecticut. The New London County incident happened at around 4:45 p.m. Sunday, June 9, in Griswold, at the intersection of Taylor Hill and Oakville roads. Connecticut State Police said 35-year-old Franklin Post, of Bozrah, was speeding when he ran a stop sign and collided with a GMC SUV.  Witnesses told police that immediately following the crash, Post and two passengers exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot. When troopers arrived, they found his Audi with its driver side do…
Double-Fatal Crash: Victims ID'd After Car Slams Into Disabled Vehicle On CT Highway Double-Fatal Crash: Victims ID'd After Car Slams Into Disabled Vehicle On CT Highway
Double-Fatal Crash: Victims ID'd After Car Slams Into Disabled Vehicle On CT Highway Two people were killed after the disabled vehicle they were standing outside of along a busy Connecticut highway was hit by another car, police said. The events leading up to the crash began in Hartford County on Thursday, June 6 around 1:15 a.m., when a 2004 Honda Accord EX became disabled in the right lane of Route 5/15 South in East Hartford south of the on-ramp from Interstate 84 West. At this time, the three occupants who had been inside the Honda were gathered on the right shoulder.  However, for an unknown reason, one of the occupants and a pedestrian moved to the right lane, a…
Toddler Who Wandered Out Of CT Laundromat Killed By Hit-Run Driver, Police Say Toddler Who Wandered Out Of CT Laundromat Killed By Hit-Run Driver, Police Say
Toddler Who Wandered Out Of CT Laundromat Killed By Hit-Run Driver, Police Say An alleged hit-and-run driver killed a 1-and-a-half-year-old girl after wandering outside of a Connecticut laundromat. The incident occurred in Hartford around 11 p.m., Monday, June 3, in the area of 36 New Britain Ave. According to Lt. Aaron Boisvert of the Hartford Police, officers responded to the area after the department received numerous 911 calls reporting a toddler struck by a vehicle. Officers located the child unresponsive in the roadway, Boisvert said. The toddler was rushed to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.  "It was determined t…
Hit-Run Crash: Young German Shepherd Struck, Killed In CT Hit-Run Crash: Young German Shepherd Struck, Killed In CT
Hit-Run Crash: Young German Shepherd Struck, Killed In CT Police in Connecticut are asking the public for help locating a Ford pickup truck that allegedly struck and killed a young German Shepherd. The crash occurred in New Haven County around 7:40 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, near 1650 Hartford Turnpike in North Haven. According to North Haven Police, it is believed the 2-year-old dog was struck by a white Ford pickup truck or SUV heading north on the Hartford Turnpike, which did not stop.   The suspect vehicle should have front-end damage.  "Help us find who did this," the department said.  Anyone with information or video foot…
Arrest Made In State Trooper's Hit-Run Death Arrest Made In State Trooper's Hit-Run Death
Arrest Made In State Trooper's Hit-Run Death A 44-year-old Connecticut man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of Trooper Aaron Pelletier, who was killed while making a traffic stop. Related: New Update: Trooper ID’d As Victim In Southington I-84 Crash The incident occurred in Hartford County around 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 30, on I-84 in Southington. According to the Connecticut State Police, Alex Oyola-Sanchez, age 44, of Hartford, was charged with manslaughter/motor vehicle, among other charges, moments after the fatal crash when his vehicle sustained a tire failure on I-84 in Farmington. He is being held on a $5 mill…
CT Man Steals Car, Crashes Following Police Chase CT Man Steals Car, Crashes Following Police Chase
CT Man Steals Car, Crashes Following Police Chase A man has been arrested on charges including larceny after he allegedly stole a vehicle, committed multiple hit-and-runs, and eventually tried to evade police, causing a chase that ended in yet another crash.  The New London County incident occurred on Wednesday, May 22 in the city of New London. Just after 11:30 a.m. that morning, a Connecticut State Police officer saw a white 1999 Isuzu NPR truck driving south on I-95 over the Gold Star Bridge with yellow lobster cages loaded in the back. The truck had previously been reported as stolen from Narragansett, Rhode Island, and also wa…
Fatal CT Hit-Run: Man Found In Road ID'd As Victim Fatal CT Hit-Run: Man Found In Road ID'd As Victim
Fatal CT Hit-Run: Man Found In Road ID'd As Victim A Connecticut man was killed after allegedly being struck by a hit-and-run driver. The incident occurred in New Haven around 9:30 p.m., Sunday, April 28, at Whalley Avenue and Brownell Street. According to Officer Christian Bruckhart of the New Haven Police, responding officers found 70-year-old Yusuf Suat Gursey of New Haven in the roadway suffering from serious injuries. Bruckhart said the offending vehicle's driver was reported to have left the scene following the collision. American Medical Response transported Gursey to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he later died. Bruckhart sa…
Hit-Run Crash: Man Seriously Injured In Danbury Hit-Run Crash: Man Seriously Injured In Danbury
Hit-Run Crash: Man Seriously Injured In Danbury A man was seriously injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Fairfield County. The incident occurred in Danbury around 8:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 3 in the area of 9A Clapboard Ridge Road. When officers arrived, they found the man in the roadway with serious injuries, said Erin Henry, spokesperson for the Danbury Police Department. The victim has not yet been identified by police. Henry said the vehicle fled from the area before police arrived and has not been identified. The man was transported to the Danbury Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.  Clapboard Ridg…
WWI Memorial Damaged In CT Hit-Run, Suspect At Large: Police WWI Memorial Damaged In CT Hit-Run, Suspect At Large: Police
WWI Memorial Damaged In CT Hit-Run, Suspect At Large: Police Authorities are searching for the person who they believe crashed into a WWI memorial in a Connecticut city and drove away. The New Haven County crash happened on the evening of Thursday, March 21 in the city of Meriden. At approximately 10 p.m. that day, near the intersection of Broad Street and East Main Street, a pickup truck reportedly crashed into the “City of Meriden World-War Roll Of Honor,” the city’s WWI monument, knocking it over and causing significant damage. Though the car fled from the scene before authorities arrived at the scene, police recovered a portion of the car’s h…
Friends, Family Remember Connecticut Couple Killed In Hit-Run Crash Friends, Family Remember Connecticut Couple Killed In Hit-Run Crash
Friends, Family Remember Connecticut Couple Killed In Hit-Run Crash The man and woman from Connecticut killed in an alleged hit-and-run crash in Pennsylvania over the weekend have been identified as a husband and wife. Windham County residents Richard and Rebecca Whiddon, ages 37 and 33, both of the town of Brooklyn, were passengers in a Nissan that was struck in Bucks County near the corner of Veterans Highway and Ford Road in Bristol Township on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 24,  Both were pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. The driver and another passenger in the Nissan were also hurt.  Earlier report - Double-Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Man, Woman Fro…
CT Man, 25, Killed In Hit-Run Crash Identified CT Man, 25, Killed In Hit-Run Crash Identified
CT Man, 25, Killed In Hit-Run Crash Identified Police have released the identity of a 25-year-old Connecticut man killed in a hit-and-run motorcycle crash. Tolland County resident James Faulkner, of Vernon, was killed on Tuesday, Feb. 27 during a crash with a 2018 Infiniti Q50 on Prospect Street in Vernon. According to Lt. Robert Marra of the Vernon Police, the driver of the Infiniti fled the scene after hitting Vaulkner's motorcycle. Faulkner was transported to Rockville General Hospital in Vernon where he was pronounced dead. Also involved were two parked vehicles, a 2005 Subaru Legacy and a 2015 Kia Optima. At this time the V…
Fatal Hit-Run Crash: 65-Year-Old CT Woman ID'd As Victim Fatal Hit-Run Crash: 65-Year-Old CT Woman ID'd As Victim
Fatal Hit-Run Crash: 65-Year-Old CT Woman ID'd As Victim A suspect is at large after a woman was killed in a hit-and-run Connecticut crash overnight. It happened just after midnight on Sunday, Feb. 4 in Tolland County in the town of Hebron. A 2015 Kia Soul was traveling eastbound on Kinney Road when it entered the intersection to make a left turn onto Millstream Road, Connecticut State Police said. A 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 was traveling southbound on Millstream Road, entered the intersection without stopping at a posted stop sign, and struck the left side of the Kia causing fatal injuries to the operator and sole occup…
Fatal Crash: Man Killed In Hit-Run, Police Search For Driver Fatal Crash: Man Killed In Hit-Run, Police Search For Driver
Fatal Crash: Man Killed In Hit-Run, Police Search For Driver Police are investigating following a hit-and-run crash that killed a Connecticut man. The collision occurred in New Haven around 1:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 28 at the intersection of Ella Grasso Boulevard and Washington Avenue. According to Sgt. Cherelle Carr of the New Haven Police, the man was walking on Ella Grasso Boulevard when he was struck by a dark-colored vehicle. The vehicle sped away from the crash site. The unidentified man, who was treated on the scene, died from his injuries, Carr said. The New Haven Police Department's Crash Reconstruction Team spoke to witnesses and obtai…
Teenage Trumbull Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-Run Shelton Crash Teenage Trumbull Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-Run Shelton Crash
Teenage Trumbull Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-Run Shelton Crash A Fairfield County woman has been charged with felony evading responsibility for allegedly hitting and killing a woman and then fleeing the area. Ariela Treysler, age 19, was charged on Thursday, Jan. 25, in connection with the Saturday, Jan. 6 crash in Shelton that killed Stephanie Peterson, age 64, town unknown. According to Det. Richard Bango of the Shelton Police Department, officers found Peterson lying in the roadway when they arrived. She later died at Bridgeport Hospital from her injuries. An investigation by Shelton detectives and the Accident Reconstruction Team revealed that Pet…
Drunk Driver From Ridgefield Nabbed After Striking Guard Rail, Fleeing Scene: Police Drunk Driver From Ridgefield Nabbed After Striking Guard Rail, Fleeing Scene: Police
Drunk Driver From Ridgefield Nabbed After Striking Guard Rail, Fleeing Scene: Police A 47-year-old woman faces several charges after crashing into a guard rail in Fairfield County while drunk and driving away from the scene before eventually being caught, police announced.  The incident happened on Wednesday, Dec. 20 around 9:30 p.m., when a 1998 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Ridgefield resident Paula Carter, age 47, was traveling north on Danbury Road by the intersection with Olmstead Hill Road in Wilton and struck a guardrail, according to Wilton Police.  Carter then drove away from the scene but was soon pulled over by a Wilton patrol officer, police said. …
21-Year-Old Nabbed For Westport Hit-Run: Police 21-Year-Old Nabbed For Westport Hit-Run: Police
21-Year-Old Nabbed For Westport Hit-Run: Police A young Connecticut woman has been arrested for a hit-and-run that she committed over a month before, police announced. The Fairfield County crash happened on Saturday, Nov. 25 in Westport, according to the town’s police department. At approximately 8:15 p.m. that day, Alexandra Hamer, age 21, of Westport, was involved in the incident on Saugatuck Avenue near I-95, police said. Though she fled the scene, an investigator was able to obtain dashcam footage of the crash, which allegedly confirmed that she was the perpetrator. A warrant for Hamer’s arrest was issued on Saturday, Dec. 23, a…
22-Year-Old CT Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-Run Crash 22-Year-Old CT Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-Run Crash
22-Year-Old CT Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-Run Crash A Connecticut woman has been charged with evading responsibility resulting in death after allegedly hitting a 31-year-old man on a dirt bike, killing him. The incident took place in Hartford on Wednesday, July 19 at the intersection of Windsor Street at Loomis Street. An investigation into the crash found that two dirt bikes were traveling south on Windsor Street when a vehicle driven by Avani Butler of Hartford, turned in front of them, striking one of the dirt bikes, said Lt. Aaron. Boisvert of the Hartford Police. The vehicle then fled the scene.  Cameras were able …
Christmas Eve Crash Into Cleaners: CT 22-Year-Old Nabbed After Fleeing Scene, Police Say Christmas Eve Crash Into Cleaners: CT 22-Year-Old Nabbed After Fleeing Scene, Police Say
Christmas Eve Crash Into Cleaners: CT 22-Year-Old Nabbed After Fleeing Scene, Police Say A man has been apprehended after authorities say he left the scene after crashing into a dry cleaner in Connecticut on Christmas Eve while allegedly driving while intoxicated. In the early hours of Sunday, Dec. 24 in in New Haven County, a vehicle crashed into Beany's Cleaners in Naugatuck, located on Rubber Avenue, causing significant damage to the building and a crosswalk signal pole.  The driver fled the scene before law enforcement arrived, Naugatuck Police said. Upon investigation, officers successfully tracked down the vehicle less than half a mile away …
New Hit-Run Update: ID Released For Woman Killed In Stamford, Suspect Vehicle Found New Hit-Run Update: ID Released For Woman Killed In Stamford, Suspect Vehicle Found
New Hit-Run Update: ID Released For Woman Killed In Stamford, Suspect Vehicle Found Authorities have located a vehicle suspected of fatally striking a woman in a Fairfield County hit-run, police announced.  The vehicle was seized in connection with a hit-run that happened in Stamford on Tuesday, Nov. 21 around 6:15 a.m. on West Main Street (Route 1) near Alvord Lane, Stamford Police said.  Earlier Report - Victim Killed In 'Devastating' Stamford Hit-Run: Suspect At Large In Damaged Car At the time of the incident, Stamford resident Marie Jean-Charles, age 74, had been crossing West Main Street from north to south when she was hit in the eastbound trave…
Victim Killed In 'Devastating' Stamford Hit-Run: Suspect At Large In Damaged Car Victim Killed In 'Devastating' Stamford Hit-Run: Suspect At Large In Damaged Car
Victim Killed In 'Devastating' Stamford Hit-Run: Suspect At Large In Damaged Car Authorities are searching for the driver of a heavily damaged vehicle involved in a hit-run that resulted in a victim's death in Fairfield County, police said. New, updated report - New Update: ID Released Of Hit-Run Victim Killed In Stamford, Suspect Vehicle Found The crash happened on Tuesday, Nov. 21 just before 6:15 a.m., when a pedestrian was struck on West Main Street in Stamford near the intersection with Alvord Lane, according to Stamford Police. According to the department, the 74-year-old victim had been crossing West Main Street from north to south when they were struck in …
Police Seeking Help After Woman Found On Roadway With Serious Injuries In Bridgeport Police Seeking Help After Woman Found On Roadway With Serious Injuries In Bridgeport
Police Seeking Help After Woman Found On Roadway With Serious Injuries In Bridgeport Police are asking the public for help identifying a vehicle that may have hit a woman found lying on the ground at an intersection in Fairfield County with serious injuries. Bridgeport Police received several calls around 10:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14 regarding a woman lying at the intersection of Stratford Avenue and Bishop Avenue. The 54-year-old Bridgeport resident was found lying on the ground at the intersection, said Capt. Lonnie Blackwell of the Bridgeport Police. Blackwell said a "potential collision occurred at the intersection." Preliminary reports indicate the victim…
Woman Struck By Several Vehicles While Crossing Busy CT Roadway, Police Say Woman Struck By Several Vehicles While Crossing Busy CT Roadway, Police Say
Woman Struck By Several Vehicles While Crossing Busy CT Roadway, Police Say A 43-year-old Connecticut woman was killed after she was struck by multiple vehicles while crossing a busy roadway. The incident took place in New Haven County in Orange around 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14 on Boston Post Road in front of McDonald's. Responding officers found the victim lying in the roadway with multiple traumatic injuries, said Assistant Chief Max Martins of the Orange Police Department. The victim, identified as Khurshida Mohamadi, age 43, of West Haven was transported by AMR ambulance to Yale New Haven Hospital where she was pronounced dead, said Martins.  The Depar…
New Update: Wilton Man Charged With Manslaughter In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Norwalk Employee New Update: Wilton Man Charged With Manslaughter In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Norwalk Employee
New Update: Wilton Man Charged With Manslaughter In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Norwalk Employee This story has been updated. A Fairfield County man has been charged with manslaughter in the hit-and-run death of a 59-year-old woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle. Related: Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Norwalk Native, Longtime City Library Employee ID'd As Victim The crash took in Norwalk on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at the intersection of East Rocks Road and Bayne Street. Arriving officers found a motorcycle struck by an evading vehicle, said Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police. The operator and passenger of the motorcycle were transported to Norwalk Hospital with significan…
21-Year-Old Nabbed For Fatal Bridgeport Hit-Run Crash 21-Year-Old Nabbed For Fatal Bridgeport Hit-Run Crash
21-Year-Old Nabbed For Fatal Bridgeport Hit-Run Crash A 21-year-old turned himself in to police for a hit-and-run crash that killed a Fairfield County man.  Nathan Antonio Roman was charged with evading responsibility causing death in the Tuesday, Jan. 17 crash that killed a 52-year-old local man in Bridgeport at the intersection of East Main Street and Pulaski Street.. According to Capt. Lonnie Blackwell, of the Bridgeport Police, following a lengthy investigation Roman was identified as the person responsible for the crash that killed Rafael Davila. Roman, a resident of Bridgeport, was charged with:  Evading responsibi…
CT Woman Killed In Hit-Run Crash, Driver Caught, Police Say CT Woman Killed In Hit-Run Crash, Driver Caught, Police Say
CT Woman Killed In Hit-Run Crash, Driver Caught, Police Say A Connecticut woman attempting to cross a street to get to her home was struck and killed by an alleged hit-and-run driver. The incident took place in Hartford County in New Britain around 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the area of South Main Street. According to New Britain Deputy Police Chief Adam Rembisz, Brenda Catucci, age 62, of New Britain, was crossing the roadway when she was hit by a passing vehicle. Catucci was transported to a hospital where she later died as a result of her injuries.  The driver of the vehicle left the scene but was located shortly after the accident,…
ID Released For CT 23-Year-Old Killed By Hit-Run Driver ID Released For CT 23-Year-Old Killed By Hit-Run Driver
ID Released For CT 23-Year-Old Killed By Hit-Run Driver Police have released the identity of a 23-year-old who died eight days after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver. New Haven County resident Priyanshu Agwal of West Haven, died on Thursday, Oct. 26 from injuries sustained in the Wednesday, Oct. 18 crash in New Haven. Officers responded to the intersection of Whalley Avenue and Amity Road and found a scooter driver suffering from critical injuries, said Sgt. Cherelle Carr of the New Haven Police. Scooter Rider Critically Injured In New Haven Hit-Run Crash, Police Say Carr said the driver of the vehicle evaded the scene. Officers s…
Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Norwalk Native, Longtime City Library Employee ID'd As Victim Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Norwalk Native, Longtime City Library Employee ID'd As Victim
Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Norwalk Native, Longtime City Library Employee ID'd As Victim A popular longtime city employee in Fairfield County is being remembered for her compassion and kindness after she was killed during a vehicle crash. Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling along with the Police Department announced that the city tragically lost Norwalk Library employee Dawn Kravarik, a Norwalk native, in a hit-and-run collision on Saturday, Oct. 28. The crash occurred around 6 p.m., on Bayne Street at East Rocks Road. Arriving Patrol Division Officers located two injured victims who had been riding a motorcycle when they were struck by the vehicle that fled, said Michelle Woods M…
24-Year-Old Dies After Hit-Run Bridgeport Crash 24-Year-Old Dies After Hit-Run Bridgeport Crash
24-Year-Old Dies After Hit-Run Bridgeport Crash A 24-year-old man was killed when he was struck in Fairfield County by a hit-and-run driver, police said. The victim was struck around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, near the intersection of Waterview Avenue and Crescent Avenue. Capt. Lonnie Blackwell of the Bridgeport Police said Enamorado was riding a motorized bicycle when he was struck near the intersection by a vehicle that fled the area. "The striking vehicle fled the scene and did not remain to render any appropriate aid to the victim," Blackwell said. Jeffrey Omar Enamorado was transported to Bridgeport Hospital with life-threatening…