SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Southington police are looking for the driver and car involved in a hit-and-run on Wednesday afternoon.

Police responded to Meriden Avenue around 2:30 p.m. in the area of St. Thomas Cemetery for a report of a hit-and-run. According to a witness, a blue-colored SUV struck a pedestrian walking along the shoulder of the road toward the center of town.

After striking the pedestrian, the witness said the car fled south on Meriden Avenue towards Meriden.

According to police, the victim was taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. The victim said they were walking against traffic when they were hit by a car, which knocked them to the ground.

Police said the suspect’s vehicle is a 2013-2018 Acura RDX, Obsidian Blue Pearl, with damage to the passenger side mirror. The mirror, recovered at the scene, is being held as evidence, police said.

Southington police said the suspect’s vehicle looks similar to the vehicle pictured below.

Anyone with information is asked to email the investigating officer, Officer Vernali, at or call him at (860) 621-0101.

Photo courtesy Southington Police Department.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any further information is urged to contact the investigating officer, Officer Vernali, at or reach out via (860) 621-0101.