January 19, 2021

Overturned vehicle prompts Route 8 closure in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — An overturned vehicle prompted first responders to shut down a stretch of Route 8 Wednesday morning.

Police, fire units and medics were dispatched to Route 8 south between exits 5 and 3 around 4 a.m. for a reported crash, according to the state Department of Transportation

Arriving units found an overturned vehicle and shut down the left and center lanes to investigate.

By 6:05 a.m., state police said Route 8 south was closed between exits 4 and 3 because of the crash.

“Use alternate route if traveling

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Bridgeport Police: Woman hit by car, seriously injured

A Bridgeport woman suffered a serious head injury when she was struck by a car while crossing Park Avenue Friday night.

Police responded to a call reporting a serious crash involving a pedestrian at the intersection of Park Avenue and Olive

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