9:47pm–#Bridgeport CT–#ctfire–With Video Report—–A Bridgeport Police Detective was injured when his patrol car was hit while crossing Washington Ave. from Congress Street onto James Street. The civilian car that hit the police car started on fire and at times the flames were reaching the utility lines overhead according to police radio transmissions. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. The detective was taken by ambulance where we were told he suffered back injuries from the impact. The civilian refused medical treatment on scene and was issued a ticket for the accident.