Madison Police were dispatched to a
hit-and-run accident at the intersection of North Frances Street and
University Avenue Sunday morning.
Fitchburg resident Oscar Naxi, 22, was
driving while intoxicated southbound on University Avenue at bar time
and did not stop at the red light at North Frances Street where a
large group of pedestrians were crossing the street.
Naxi hit a 21-year-old male on the
crosswalk at about 25 mph, according to a police report. The victim
flipped over Naxi?s car, breaking several teeth.
According to City Council President
Mike Verveer, District 4, a witness with a wrestler?s build from
Pulaski, tried to get Naxi to stop.
?Like a typical wrestler would, he
grabbed the spoiler and hung onto it while the driver took off,?
Naxi drove his ?98 Oldsmobile
Intrigue two blocks with the man hanging onto the back bumper when a
University of Wisconsin police officer pulled him over, police said.
Police arrested Naxi, and he is
tentatively charged with failure to render aid to the injured, red
signal violation, driving while intoxicated and causing injury while
This article was published Feb 26, 2008 at 12:50 am, and last updated Feb 26, 2008 at 12:50 am.