BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) — Bristol Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Jerome Avenue, in the area of Swanson Drive.
According to police, the incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. on Saturday for a crash involving a pedestrian walking a dog.
The road has since reopened.
A investigation lead to the arrest of 22-year-old Clayton Nogiec, who had been traveling on Jerome Avenue in a Nissan Rogue vehicle and allegedly struck the a man with his car then fled the scene.
Nogiec was charged with assault, driving under the influence, among other charges. He was held on a $25,000 bond for an appearance in court.
The victim is in treatment with serious injuries and the dog was taken to a local veterinary hospital for treatment as well.
The crash is being investigated by the Patrol division at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Brian Hileman at 860-584-3000.
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