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12/3/2018 - 12/3/18 Pedestrian Struck – Evading Responsibility – Dixwell Avenue and Arch Street – Attempt to Identify



Date: December 3, 2018

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO# 18-203

On November 26, 2018 at approximately 8:30a.m. Hamden Police responded to the area of Dixwell Avenue and Arch Street on a welfare check. Central Communications advised officers that someone had observed a male sleeping inside of a motor vehicle that was parked in a nearby parking lot.

Moments later, officers briefly spoke with the individual, who was seated inside of a black Nissan Maxima. The individual immediately started his vehicle and quickly exited the parking lot. His vehicle subsequently struck a pedestrian, a 53 year-old Hamden resident that was walking on the sidewalk. The pedestrian, who sustained “pain on his left side”, was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for medical treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Brett Ferrara of the Hamden Police Department Traffic Division at (203) 230-4036.  


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