More than 50 cited in Hartford for street racing

Connecticut
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(WTNH) — More than 50 people have been cited for various charges after street racing in Hartford early Sunday morning, according to police.

Authorities say a large racing event was discovered on Flatbush Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday morning.

Officials state that 53 people have been cited for this incident.

The Hartford police department has seen an increase of illegal street racing occurring throughout the city, especially on the late night weekend hours.

Police say an enforcement detail was conducted due to the safety hazards that races like these can pose.

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