(Bridgeport, CT) — Police Tuesday identified a 51-year-old man who was injured Monday morning  in an incident on Old Town Road. Donald Denke suffered head and leg injuries in the accident at Old Town and Sunnydale Road.  Based on the initial investigation, Denke was securing a small excavator on a parked trailer when an eastbound motorist struck the rear of the trailer. Denke’s most recent addresses were in Wilton and Bridgeport. He suffered serious injuries.

The driver of the vehicle has tentatively been identified as John Lang, who is about 87-years-old and lives in Trumbull. The victim was taken to Saint Vincent’s Medical Center, where he is being treated.
The accident remains under investigation and no charges have been filed.
Below is the original press release:
A pedestrian was in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle this morning on Old Town Road.
The incident was reported at 8:18 a.m. in the area of Sunnydale Road.
The crash involved a pedestrian and a dump truck.
The accident investigation team responded after the pedestrian was struck by the eastbound vehicle.
No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

By Stephen Krauchick

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