West Haven Police Seek Driver Involved in Serious Hit-and-Run

West Haven police are searching for a driver who struck a pedestrian then fled the scene back in January.

Police said the crash happened on Derby Avenue (Route 34) near Plainfield Avenue around 9:45 p.m. on Jan. 29, 2018.

According to police, the driver hit a pedestrian, stopped, then took off, leaving the victim in the road. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and remains in the hospital.

The vehicle is described only as “light-colored.”

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has information on the incident should contact West Haven police at 203-937-3925. Tips can remain confidential.

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