A Lyft driver was stabbed several times by a passenger in Darien in June, according to police.
Officers responded to the area of West Avenue and Holmes Avenue just after 10:30 p.m. on June 26 for the report of a one-car crash.
When they arrived, the driver told them he picked up a passenger in Stamford and was headed to Norwalk. He told officers he had been stabbed by his passenger and that he intentionally crashed his car into a tree to stop the attack, police said.
The passenger took off with the driver's cell phone, he told police.
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The driver was taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Darien police identified a suspect, who they said was on probation in Maryland and was arrested on July 4th on unrelated charges in Baltimore County.
Police said they obtained a warrant for 23-year-old Abiola Shonowo and bond was set at $1 million.
Shonowo currently remains in custody in the State of Maryland awaiting extradition to Connecticut