Fatal Hit and Run Accident on Route 6 in Bethel, Call the Bethel Police Dept. If You Witnessed Crash

Report by Paula Antolini, December 9, 2022, 9:24PM EDT

Route 6 was CLOSED late this afternoon, between Garella Rd. (near 7-11) and Benedict Rd (the Microtel Inn & Suites) due to a serious motor vehicle accident.

The Bethel Police Department just issued the following press release:

“On 12/9/22 at about 4:40pm the Bethel Police Department responded to a fatal hit and run crash that occurred on Route 6 (Stoney Hill Road) bar the Stony Hill Diner.

“An adult male pedestrian was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle that was traveling Westbound towards Danbury. Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to call Officer Ammon at the Bethel Police Department.”