NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A scooter rider was seriously injured in a hit-and-run Wednesday night in New Haven, according to police.
Police responded to a report of a pedestrian on a scooter struck by a vehicle at around 11:10 p.m. at the intersection of Whalley Avenue and Amity Road. When officers arrived, they found the rider unresponsive at the intersection.
Police said the driver who struck the rider left the scene. Witnesses told police the vehicle was traveling west through the intersection, colliding with the scooter.
The rider suffered life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition, police said.
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