January 8, 2021
By: Tyler Eckel
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER): On Tuesday December 1, 2020 at approximately 9:12am, a motor vehicle crash occurred on E. State St and Norway Ave, where two pedestrians were struck by a 2013 black Honda Civic 4 door. Both pedestrians were transported to Capital Health at Fuld for serious injuries in the crash. After the collision, the operator and passenger fled the scene on foot.
During the investigation by Officer J. Galant, probable cause was determined that Daquan Picott, 31 year old male from Trenton, was the driver that fled the scene of the crash. Arrest warrants were issued for Picott for Assault by Auto, Knowingly Leaving the Scene of a Crash with Serious Bodily Injury, and Endangering an Injured Victim.
On January 8, 2021, Picott was located and taken into custody by the Trenton Police Department. He was transferred to the Mercer County Detention Center and held without bail.
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