HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Hamden police have released a surveillance picture of a car suspected of hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene.
It happened on Monday morning just before noon. Police say a 28-year-old man was struck by a car in the area of State Street and Farm Road. Police said the vehicle was headed southbound when it crossed over the double yellow line into the northbound lane before striking the pedestrian. Police say the car then fled down State Street.
The 28-year-old suffered leg and wrist injuries. He was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital.
The vehicle is described as a gray 2001 to 2005 Volkswagon Passat Wagon with damage to the windshield. Police say the car is also missing the grill insert on the driver’s side fog light. Investigators say they believe a female was behind the wheel at the time of the crash.
Anyone with information, if you recognize that car, you’re asked to contact Officer Gregg Curran of the Hamden Police Department Traffic Division at (203) 230-4000.
Hamden police are still looking for a suspect in a deadly hit and run that happened on October 30th. Two people were walking in the area of Dixwell Avenue and Haig Street when they were hit. One of the victims died. In that case, police are looking for a dark-colored vehicle that they say may be a Saturn. They say the car has a loud exhaust and damage on the right front side.