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2/26/2021 - 2/26/21- Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident - Dixwell Avenue - Saint James Street - Pedestrian


Date: February 26, 2021

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 21-31

On February 25, 2021 at 6:03p.m. Hamden Police responded to the intersection of Dixwell Avenue and Saint James Street on the report of a motor vehicle accident, involving a pedestrian.

Investigation revealed that 65 year-old Hamden resident Calvin Washington was crossing Dixwell Avenue from the east side of the roadway. He was struck by a motor vehicle that was traveling northbound on Dixwell Avenue. The vehicle was operated by a 38 year-old Middletown resident.

Hamden Fire Rescue arrived and rendered medical attention. Washington was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Shortly thereafter, he was pronounced dead.

Dixwell Avenue was closed for nearly 7 hours for investigatory purposes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Brett Ferarra of the Hamden Police Department Traffic Division at (203) 281-8222.


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