Bridgeport Police UPDATE:
On February 14, 2020 at approximately 9:53 PM the Bridgeport Emergency Communications Center received a telephone call from Bridgeport Hospital stating they had a male party in their Emergency Department that was stuck by a car.
At 10:00 PM the Patrol Division was dispatched to Bridgeport Hospital to investigate. It was determined the crash had occurred at the intersection of Boston Avenue and Remington Street at approximately 8:00 PM (Car vs Scooter).
The operator of the scooter has been identified as 36 year old Michael Valentin of Stratford Connecticut. The operator of the striking vehicle has been identified as 29 year old Andrew Grant of Mount Vernon New York.
Immediately after the collision Mr. Grant drove the operator of the scooter to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment of his injuries sustained in the crash. Mr. Grant later returned to the scene and spoke with Bridgeport Police. Upon arrival at the intersection of Boston Avenue and Remington Street, police officers determined the scooter had been removed from the scene by unidentified parties.
Michael Valentin sustained serious physical injuries. He was ultimately transferred from Bridgeport Hospital to Yale New Haven Hospital for treatment.
Bridgeport Police Traffic Officer Cynthia Dolyak is leading the investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Bridgeport Police Traffic Division at 203-576-7604
2020-02-14@11:10pm– A person was hit by a vehicle while driving a mini-bike. Bridgeport Police have located a crash crime scene with broken parts and blood in the roadway has been located on Boston Avenue near Central Avenue in between the lanes on Boston Avenue. No mini-bike has been located at this time.