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Elderly Couple Crossing Road Struck in Seymour Hit-and-Run: PD

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Seymour Police said they're looking for the driver responsible for fleeing a pedestrian crash with serious injuries Friday evening.

Officials said the incident happened at approximately 6:05 p.m. on Bank Street, also known at Route 67, in front of the Klarides Village shopping center.

A car hit an elderly couple, reportedly in their 80s, that was crossing the street and fled the scene, authorities said.

Officials are looking for a dark-colored SUV with heavy front-end and headlight damage on the driver's side. The car is a 2014 to 2016 Acura MDX.

Police said one of the pedestrians is in serious condition and the condition of the other pedestrian is unknown.

The road was shut down for several hours, until approximately 11:30 p.m. Drivers were asked to take alternate routes.

The crash is being investigated by the Seymour Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team with assistance from the State Police Accident Reconstruction Team.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 203-881-7601.

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