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6/9/2022 - 6/9/22- Evading driver hits pedestrian and child- see suspect picture and vehicle


Date: June 9, 2022

Contact: Lieutenant Anthony Diaz

Phone: (203) 230-4027

PIO#: 22-054

On June 9, 2022, at approximately 8:30 a.m., Hamden Police responded to an evading motor vehicle accident in the area of Dixwell Avenue and Hillcrest Avenue. The evading vehicle was observed shortly thereafter and contact was attempted with the operator in the area of Dixwell Avenue and Homestead Avenue. The operator began driving erratically “in circles” on Dixwell Avenue, before traveling southbound on Dixwell Avenue.

A short time later, this same vehicle struck a pedestrian who was holding his young child as they crossed Dixwell Avenue near Newton Street.

Below are photographs of the suspect vehicle and operator. Anyone with information or video surveillance in the area is asked to contact Officer Brett Ferrara of the Hamden Police Department’s Traffic Division at (203) 230-4000 or  Callers can remain anonymous.


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  • (203)230-4000
  • 2900 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT
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