Man Fled After Hitting Several Cars: Police

West Haven police have arrested 30-year-old New Haven man accused of hitting several parked cars and running away.

West Haven Police Officers were working a construction detail in the area of Washington Street and Brown Avenue around noon when they were alerted that a van had struck several parked vehicles, police said. 

Responding officers were immediately involved in a foot chase while fleeing the scene of the crash, Sgt. David Tammaro said in a released a statement.  

A short distance away, responding officers captured and arrested Christopher Blessings, of West Haven.

He was charged with several motor vehicle charges, including evading responsibility and interfering with police. 

He was held on $2,500 bond and is due in court on June 18.

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