Stamford PD: Man arrested for driving drunk and hitting pedestrian

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A Stamford man is arrested and accused of hitting a pedestrian while driving drunk.

Police say 50-year-old Carlos Campo hit the person on Cove Road near Van Buskirk Avenue early Saturday morning.

Campo then put the injured man in his car, drove about a half a mile, dropped the victim off, and drove away.

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Campo was eventually located by police and was arrested after he admitted to the accident.

Campo’s charges include driving under the influence, 2nd Degree Assault with a vehicle. and evading responsibility.

The 22-year-old victim has serious but non-life threatening injuries.

He was held on a $10,000 bond.

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