New Haven police officer involved in hit-and-run has been released from the hospital


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven Officer David Lavorgna has been released from the hospital Sunday after sustaining minor injuries in a hit-and-run Saturday night.

The incident occurred when Lavorgna was exiting his patrol vehicle on Long Wharf Drive. He was hit in the stomach by the passenger side mirror and hit in the knees by the side of the car.

Police say the car was a 2014-2019, black, Nissan Rogue.

The driver kept going after the car hit the officer. Police are investigating.

This is a developing story. Check back with WTNH for updates.

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