Driver in fatal New Canaan crash found

New Canaan police have located the driver involved in a deadly accident.

It happened last night around 10:30 p.m. near Ponus Ridge and Lakewind roads.

Witnesses say the driver, Michael Savage, 37, ran away from the scene. He was later found at Stamford Hospital with only minor injuries.

Police say the passenger, a relative identified as James Jackson Savage, 74, of Seattle, did not survive.

Officials say it's too early to say if drugs or alcohol played any role in the accident, or if Savage will be facing criminal charges.

VIDEO: Fatal New Canaan crash

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."