Editor’s Note: Wallingford police previously released surveillance video of a truck believed to be the suspect vehicle in the hit-and-run. Police have now said that the truck in that video is not associated with the incident. WTNH has since removed the surveillance video.
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Wallingford police are searching for an unknown hit-and-run driver who struck two juvenile pedestrians on Highland Avenue Wednesday night.
Just before 5:45 p.m., Wallingford officers responded to a car crash on Highland Avenue in the area of Johnson Road. Once on the scene, police said two pedestrians had been struck by a passing vehicle.
Upon further investigation, police revealed that three juveniles were walking along Highland Avenue when two of the three were hit by a truck.
Wallingford police said the truck is described as a newer model dark-colored full-size pickup truck.
The truck was traveling west on Highland Avenue and fled the scene after the crash.
The two juveniles were taken by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment. Police said their injuries are non-life-threatening.
Wallingford police ask that anyone with further information on this incident contact the Wallingford Police Traffic Division at (203) 294-2815.
Information and anonymous tips may also be submitted on the department website.