Middletown Police Attempt to ID Motorcyclist Involved in Hit-and-Run

Middletown police are attempting to identify the motorcyclist who they said was in a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian last week.

Officers were called to a crash involving a motorcycle and pedestrian at the intersection of Newfield Street and Westfield Street around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

A preliminary investigation shows that a 50-year-old man was crossing Newfield Street from Westfield Street in the crosswalk when a motorcyclist traveling southbound on Newfield Street hit him, police said.

The motorcyclist fled the area after the crash, according to officers. The pedestrian suffered a broken leg and other minor injuries.

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and all leads are being followed. Investigators have found video of the incident and have released stills of the motorcycle involved.

If anyone can identify the motorcycle or its operator, you're urged to contact Officer John Passacantando at 860-638-4063 or 860-638-4000.

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