Frederick Vera charged in Norwalk hit-and-run

Norwalk police say a man is facing charges for hitting a pedestrian and trying to flee the scene last night. It happened on the bridge

A man was hit by a car on

A man was hit by a car on Washington Street around 11 p.m.

NORWALK - Norwalk police say a man is facing charges for hitting a pedestrian and trying to flee the scene last night.

It happened on the bridge connecting East Norwalk and South Norwalk around 11 p.m.

Officers say Frederick Vera fled the scene but was later caught.

He's charged with DUI.

The victim was taken to the hospital but police say he's expected to be OK.

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