Hit and Run (vehicular)

Psychiatrist Wants Accelerated Rehabilitation In Deadly Hit-And-Run

A Middletown psychiatrist who drove a car that struck and killed a 76-year-old woman crossing the Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield in 2016 and then left the scene says he should be granted accelerated rehabilitation because police determined the woman caused the accident.

Juan Sosa, 80, appeared in Superior Court in New Britain last week where his attorney, Hubert Santos, told Judge Joan Alexander if "there was ever anyone who should be eligible for AR, it is Dr. Sosa."

Sosa is charged with evading responsibility. State law prohibits a judge from granting the pretrial diversionary program, that could lead to charges being dropped, to anyone charged with...