Man Struck by Vehicle, Driver Arrested for DUI

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FAIRFIELD —

A Fairfield man in is the hospital with life-threatening injuries today after he was struck by a driver who was under the influence.

Officers responded to a call at 8:50 p.m. of a collision involving a pedestrian being hit by an SUV on East Tabor Avenue. The victim, a 61-year-old male whose name has not been released, was struck by the vehicle while crossing the street.

The driver, 40-year-old Hamu Kalibi from Fairfield, stopped and remained and the scene.

The victim was transported to a local trauma center with life-threatening injuries. His identity is being withheld pending family notification. Kalibi was arrested for felony driving under the influence causing injury.

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