Man arrested after fleeing crash on I-91 in Rocky Hill
ROCKY HILL, CT (WFSB) – State police arrested a man who fled a crash on I-91 in Rocky Hill Monday night.
Police said it happened on I-91 north before Exit 24.
Euris Tejada, 29, of Rocky Hill, was driving and struck the rear of a Chevrolet that was slowing down, said police.
According to the DOT, three lanes were closed between exits 24 and 25. The lanes have since reopened.
Authorities said Tejada then fled the scene on foot. He was located by police shortly afterwards.
A passenger in the Chevrolet reported minor injuries.
Police said Tejada was found at fault for the crash.
Tejada was charged with evading responsibility, driving under suspension, insufficient insurance, following too closely, carrying a pistol without a permit, illegal possession of a large magazine, and criminal possession with firearm.
Police said Tejada was held on a $250,000 bond. He appeared in New Britain Superior Court Tuesday morning.
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