Driver Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in New Haven

By Ari Mason
|  Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014  |  Updated 3:21 PM EDT
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Driver Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in New Haven

The driver accused of killing a motorcyclist in a hit-and-run crash in New Haven over the summer has been arrested in West Virginia and will be turned over to New Haven police today.

The driver implicated in a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened over the summer will be turned over to New Haven police today.

Jamario Williams, 31, of New Haven, was arrested Feb. 6 in West Virginia, eight months after police say his car struck and killed 27-year-old motorcyclist Christopher Ferguson.

Police said Ferguson was riding his motorcycle on Dixwell Avenue June 5 when Williams’ car pulled out in front of him and the two collided. Ferguson was killed in the crash.

Williams waived extradition on Feb. 19 was due to be turned over to New Haven police today.

He’s charged with negligent homicide and making an improper turn.

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