MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — The Middletown Police Department are investigating a car striking a teenager on a bicycle/hit and run incident that occurred Friday night.
Police say that at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Friday, officers were dispatched to the intersection of East Main Street and Elm Street for a reported motor vehicle crash. Officers arrived on scene to discover the incident was a car vs. bicycle.
According to police, the 14-year-old boy was riding his bicycle south on Elm Street towards the intersection of East Main Street. When he entered the intersection, he collided with a vehicle that was traveling north. The vehicle then allegedly left the scene moments after the crash.
The 14-year-old boy was treated and transported to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford. The teen was listed in stable condition police say.
The suspected vehicle is being described as a red or maroon Chevrolet Silverado 4 door crew cab pickup truck with a white male driver and a white female passenger.
Police said on Monday that they have located a person of interest and the vehicle of interest associated with the incident.
This motor vehicle crash is still under investigation. Witnesses are requested to contact Officer Passacantando at 860-638-4063.
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