a 78 year old man was hit by a car today in Hartford, Connecticut. The man was crossing a street and an upcoming car struck the man and tossed him up in the air. The car that hit the man decided to proceed and did not stop at the scene of the accident. A hit and run is considered a violent crime and if the driver is caught he or she will be charged with a felony.
The scene was captured on video and while there wasn’t a positive description of the vehicle, the video showed pedestrians doing nothing. While the victim lay in the middle of the road, nine cars were reported passing him and not stopping to help out the victim.
Unfortunately, there was no positive identification of the vehicle however news sources have been reporting the accident in hopes that someone will come forward with a positive description of the car and the driver.
This is the second violent crime in the city of Hartford this week. Earlier this week Deputy Mayor Nicholas Carbone was beaten and then robed while walking to breakfast.