Date: June 9, 2022
Contact: Lieutenant Anthony Diaz
Phone: (203) 230-4027
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Callers can remain anonymous.