Hit and run driver charged in accident
NEW MILFORD — A local man is facing evading responsibility charges stemming from a hit and run accident on Wednesday.
Hermilo Tamayo, 33, of Bel Air Drive, New Milford was arrested Wednesday after police located his vehicle as it fled a crash scene. The location of the accident was not released. During the investigation, it was discovered that Tamayo had an outstanding warrant.
Tamayo was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, evading possibility, criminal mischief and second-degree failure to appear.
He was held on a $25,000 court set bond and a $1,000 bond for arraignment Thursday in Superior Court in Bantam.