On October 30, 2019 at approximately 9:30 pm, Bridgeport Patrol Officers responded to a serious motor vehicle crash at 1415/1417 Boston Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut. This was a single car motor vehicle accident involving a 35 year old Bridgeport man operation a 1998 Honda Civic.
The vehicle was travelling northbound on Central Avenue, accelerating at a high rate of speed, when it crossed the intersection of Boston Avenue and Central Avenue and left the roadway. The vehicle continued north, mounted the sidewalk, struck the south east corner of the house located at 1417 Boston Avenue, travelled along the east side of the residence, and subsequently crashed into a porch located at the rear of this location. The vehicle came to a stop, underneath the porch, at the north east corner of 1417 Boston Avenue. The Honda Civic sustained heavy front end damage.
Bridgeport Fire Department responded and extricated the driver from the vehicle. The driver was transported to Bridgeport Hospital by AMR Ambulance and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Witnesses report seeing a male passenger fleeing the accident scene running west on Boston Avenue. No further description of the passenger was provided and a canvass of the area was negative.
The Bridgeport Police Department Crash Reconstruction Team has responded to conduct further investigation. Anyone with additional information, related to this crash, is asked to contact the Bridgeport Police Department’s Traffic Division (Officer Keith Ruffin) at 203-576-7640.
2019-10-30@9:30pm–#Bridgeport CT– Assistant Fire Chief William Hathaway told me that a car traveling down Central Avenue continued straight on Boston Avenue and clipped a utility pole and downt an alleyway between homes take out the fence and back deck. Firefighters quickly extricated the victim and transported him to the hospital. His condition is not known at this time.