Waterbury PD: Arrest made after deadly hit-and-run involving motorcycle

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Waterbury Police Generic(WFSB)
Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 1:07 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT
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WATERBURY, Conn. (WFSB) - Waterbury police made an arrest in a deadly hit-and-run involving a motorcycle.

One person died in the crash on June 15.

It happened at the intersection of South Main Street and Market Square around 5:35 pm.

When officials arrived on scene, they found a motorcycle on the ground with the operator standing next to it.

Police identified the driver as 28-year-old Nygil Craig.

According to Craig, he dropped his motorcycle trying to avoid another vehicle who cut him off.

The driver of the other vehicle was not on scene when police arrived.

Police say Craig was alert and conscious, but sustained road rash on his arms, legs, and back. He was transported to Saint Mary’s hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police said Segundo Villa-Qillay, 40, of Waterbury, was arrested.

Segundo Villa-Qillay.
Segundo Villa-Qillay.(Waterbury Police Department)

Villa-Qillay is charged with evading responsibility, negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle without a license, and improper turn.

He was held on a $150,000 bond and is due in Waterbury court Thursday.

Police are searching for this Honda CRV in connection to the crash.
Police are searching for this Honda CRV in connection to the crash.(Waterbury Police Department)

Waterbury Police are investigating this accident and ask anyone with information to contact the Crash Reconstruction Unit (CRU) at (203) 346-3975.