Waterbury, CT (August 3, 2019) - A hit-and-run occurred on Saturday, around 2:20 a.m. According to the Waterbury Police Department, a motor vehicle traveling northbound struck a 69-year-old male on North Main Street.
The vehicle hit the man and did not stop, fleeing the area and continuing down North Main Street. The victim sustained life-threatening head injuries as a result of the crash and was immediately taken to the hospital.
The police are looking for the driver of the car, who is said to have driven a dark-colored sedan and may have had a loud muffler.
The public is urged to come forward with any information possible by calling Officer Frank Lee, of the Traffic Unit, at 203-346-3975.
Our thoughts are with all the parties involved in the accident in hopes of a full recovery.
Connecticut Hit-And-Run Accidents
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the hours between 3:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on either Saturday or Sunday pose the highest risk for pedestrians to be hit. Statistically, males have a higher likelihood of being killed in a pedestrian crash than do females, and individuals over 64 have the highest possibility of fatality in a crash.
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