Driver in custody after hit-and-run - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Driver in custody after hit-and-run

Geraldo Luciano Geraldo Luciano

A man is facing charges after police said he hit three pedestrians with his car then sped away.

The incident was reported along Trumbull Street in Hartford shortly after the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Police said 27-year-old Geraldo Luciano was on Jewel Street when he made an illegal U-turn and lost control, hitting the three people on the sidewalk before he hack up and sped off.

Connecticut State Police said they caught up with Luciano a short time later on Interstate 91.

He now faces a slew of charges including reckless driving.

He's due in court March 20.

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