Darien Police seek help ID’ing hit-and-run driver
Darien Police are seeking help identifying a driver who hit a 14-year-old boy on a bicycle, causing injuries, and left the scene.
On July 11, at approximately 9 a.m., a 14-year-old boy was riding his bicycle on Old Kings Highway South near the intersection of Locust Hill Road. As the bicyclist traveled on Old Kings Highway South towards Locust Hill Road, he crossed from the west side of the street to the east side as he approached the intersection of Locust Hill Road. At the same time, a vehicle traveling west on Locust Hill Road turned right onto Old Kings Highway South.
As it negotiated the turn onto Old Kings Highway South, the vehicle struck the rear tire of the juvenile’s bicycle, knocking him to the ground. The vehicle did not stop, continuing north on Old Kings Highway South.
The vehicle was described as a dark colored sedan/hatchback, possibly a BMW. No further information was available. The juvenile was taken to Stamford hospital where it was determined he suffered a broken bone and numerous abrasions.
We are asking anyone that may have been in the area at the above date and time to contact us if they witnessed anything regarding this incident. Please call 203-662-5300 and reference case #2019-009140.