Meriden police actively searching for evading driver after crash

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MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Meriden police are searching for a driver that has fled the scene of a fatal one-car crash Friday morning.

At 2:30 a.m., Meriden police responded to the intersection of Maple Avenue near Ivy Drive on reports of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers discovered that the passenger, who has not yet been identified, had died in the crash.

Police spoke with News 8, and said that canine units have been requested to search for what they called an “evading driver”. No description of that driver is available yet.

Officers are continuing their search and conducting their investigation. If you witnessed this crash, or have any information that could help police in their investigation, you’re asked to call Meriden police at 203-630-6201.

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