Police Locate Car Believed to Be Connected to Meriden Hit-and-Run

Police said they have located the car believed to have collided with a motorcyclist in Meriden on Sunday night and fled the scene.

The motorcyclist, Anthony Wilson, is critical condition after a crash at 11:20 p.m. on Sunday near 47 North Avenue. 

After the crash, police reached out to the media in the hopes that it would lead them to a dark colored Mazda 3 that fled the scene.

On Tuesday, police found a car believed to be involved.

An unregistered blue Mazda 3 found abandoned in a lot on Griswold Street has been brought to the Meriden police department and will be processed for evidence.  

Police are still looking for the driver.

The Meriden Police Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating. Anyone with information about the crash should call Officer Christian Rodriguez at (203) 630-6215 or Lt. Thomas Cossette at (203) 630-6256.

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