Man Accused of Hitting Bicyclist With Truck, Fleeing Scene in Branford

Branford police have arrested a man accused of fleeing the scene of an accident that left a bicyclist seriously injured in November.

Police arrested 34-year-old Stephen Irish, of North Haven, Friday.

Investigators allege that Irish was the driver of a white Ford pickup that struck a woman who was riding her bicycle on East Main Street on Nov. 4. The woman was seriously injured in the crash.

Irish is charged with evading responsibility with physical injury, tampering with physical evidence, and attempting to make payment with a revoked payment card. He was held on a $75,000 bond.

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