**UPDATE** I-91 Cromwell Big Green Truck Pizza MVA
On Saturday, April 23, 2022, a motor vehicle collision on I-91 in Cromwell occurred, involving a vehicle owned by Big Green Truck Pizza.
On May 8, 2022, at approximately 8:20 PM, the individual identified as the evading operator, Marcos Gomez (DOB 04/08/1997), turned himself in at Troop H, in Hartford, after learning of an active warrant for his arrest. Gomez was taken into custody and charged with the following:
C.G.S. 14-224(b)(3) Evading Responsibility-Injury/Property Damage
C.G.S.14-222 Reckless Driving
C.G.S. 14-213 Illegal Operation of a Motor Vehicle Without Minimum Insurance
C.G.S. 14-236 Failure to Drive in Proper Lane
C.G.S. 14-240 Following too Closely
C.G.S. 14-147(a) Improper Use of Marker, Registration or License
Gomez was released on a $20,000.00 court-set bond and is scheduled to appear at Middletown Superior Court on May 31, 2022.
The Connecticut State Police would like to thank our media partners for circulating the image of the evading vehicle operator and getting our message out to the public. Many thanks to everyone who shared our social media posts about the investigation and for the many tips received, helping Troopers bring this case to a successful conclusion.