Pedestrian suffers critical injuries when struck by driver that did not stop to render aid on Division Street in Derby, Connecticut
Pedestrian in critical condition after Derby hit-and-run, police say
Police said the male victim was struck by a motor vehicle on Division Street near the railroad crossing around 9:21 p.m. Thursday. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance and is in critical condition, according to police.
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