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Weston Man Charged With Hitting Pedestrian In Westport

Richard Goldberg was arrested by Westport police June 22.
Richard Goldberg was arrested by Westport police June 22. Photo Credit: Westport police

WESTPORT, Conn. - A 65-year-old Weston man was arrested by Westport police and charged with evading responsibility in connection with a hit-and-run of a pedestrian, police said.

Police had responded to the area of Riverside Avenue near Charles Street on May 14 for a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian who was struck, according to Westport police.

A description was obtained and an investigation determined that Richard Goldberg, 65, was driving the vehicle when the pedestrian was hit, police said.

Goldberg turned himself in at police headquarters June 22, and the arrest warrant was served, police said.

The pedestrian was treated for non-life threatening injuries and transported to Norwalk Hospital, according to police.

Police set Goldberg’s bond at $500. HIs court date is June 29.

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