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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

10/20/08

STATE POLICE SEEK PUBLIC HELP IN FATAL CAR

PEDESTRIAN INVESTIGATION

The State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Squad (C.A. R.S.) is continuing to investigate the Car vs. Pedestrian Fatal Accident that took place on 04/14/08.

On 04/14/08 at approximately 11:41 pm an Asian male later identified as FU QUAN LIU was struck and fatally injured by a motor vehicle on Rt. 32 at the intersection of Sandy Desert Road in Montville .  State Police accident investigators determined that Mr. Liu was approaching the crosswalk when he was struck by a dark colored sedan traveling south on Rt. 32. The sedan fled from the accident scene traveling southbound on Rt. 32.

Accident investigators have utilized the Forensic Science Laboratory to enhance the video that was recorded at the accident scene.  Lab personnel were able to slow the recording and it shows that there were several cars at the intersection at the time of the accident.

State Police investigators are asking any and all witnesses who may have any knowledge of this accident to contact State Police by calling (860) 848-6534 or the State Police Troop E Crime Tips hotline (800)953-8868 ext #5044 where anonymous information can be left for investigators. 

click on below to view video of accident. note: due to the size of the file the time to download while be longer than normal

video clip

Media Outlets-

A copy of the enhanced video of this accident is available from the State Police Public Information Office.

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Lt. J. Paul Vance  

Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office

Your Help Needed
The Connecticut State Police frequently relies on the general public for help in solving criminal cases.  If you have witnessed a crime or if you have information that might help detectives solve a case, we would like to hear from you. 

If you can help the CT State Police solve a crime, please call our 24 hour line

(860) 685-8190, or our toll free line at 800-842-0200 (in-state only).

Or if you choose you can Text a Tip-

HOW?: by using your cell phone you can (anonymously) text a message with a tip or information to the CT State Police.

Text “TIP711 plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)

This is strictly a system set up for the public to send tips via text messaging to the police anonymously.


THIS IS NOT TO BE USED TO REPORT CRIMES

OR

TO BE USED FOR REPORTING EMERGENCIES

FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 911