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Naugatuck Police Seek Driver Who Fled Scene of Serious Crash

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Naugatuck police are searching for a driver accused of fleeing the scene of a serious accident on Prospect Street Friday night.

Police said around 9:20 p.m. they responded to a serious crash involving an Audi and an Acura at the intersection of Prospect and Locust streets. According to police, the cars collided when the Acura tried to turn left onto Locust Street while the Audi was traveling east on Prospect.

The occupants of the Acura were seriously injured and taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment. According to police, the male driver of the Audi fled the scene on foot. Investigators later learned the Audi had been reported stolen out of Waterbury.

The suspect is described as male with an average build and was wearing white hat, blue jeans and white sneakers at the time of the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information on the identity of the driver is asked to contact the Naugatuck Police Department at 203-729-5221 or the NPD Confidential Tip Line at 203- 720-1010.

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