Driver Flees Crash, Fire Scene in Hartford

Fire officials say a driver took off after a crash and car fire in Hartford early Friday morning.

Officials said that around 4:07 a.m. the fire department was called to the area of Main Street by Trumbull Street, near Dunkin’ Donuts Park, for a crash. When firefighters arrived they found the car on fire.

Fire officials said the car appears to have been traveling north on Main Street when it hit and took down a pole, then knocked down a barricade around a parking lot and flipped onto its roof.

The driver fled the scene. No one else was found inside the vehicle.

The car has been towed from the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

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