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Waterford Man Arrested After Hitting Adult And Child Pedestrian

When police responded to the scene where a man had crashed his car into pedestrians Monday afternoon, they found an adult and a juvenile with serious injuries. The driver had fled the scene at Greentree Drive, Waterford police said.

Working off a description provided by two eyewitnesses, the police began a search for a 2006 tan Toyota Corolla.

The police located and pulled over the vehicle within a half hour near Lamphere Drive, officials said. They arrested the driver, Shane Bidwell, and took him into custody. He is being held on $250,000 bond.

The 27-year-old Watertown man was charged with six offenses including driving while under the influence, failure to drive in a...

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