On December 11, 2020 at approximately 9:20 pm the Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center received the report of a Motor Vehicle vs Motor Vehicle crash on the Yellow Mill Bridge located on Stratford Avenue in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
A black 2010 Honda Civic was travelling westbound on Stratford Avenue approaching the Yellow Mill Bridge at a high rate of speed when it crossed over into the eastbound lane of Stratford Avenue and crashed into a grey 2016 Hyundai Sonata. The Hyundai Sonata was traveling eastbound on the Stratford Avenue when it was struck on the bridge. The crash caused severe damage to both vehicles. Both operators and a passenger in the Honda Civic had to be extricated from their vehicles by the Bridgeport Fire Department. All three were transported to Bridgeport Hospital by AMR Ambulance with serious injuries. The were no additional passengers in either vehicle.
The Bridgeport Police Crash Investigation Team has responded to conduct further investigation. They are being assisted by the Southern Fairfield County Traffic Unit.
The operator of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata has been identified as 29 year old Vanadie Wheeler of Stratford, the operator of the 2010 Honda Civic has been identified as 21 year old Barbara Rosiclair of Bridgeport, and the right front passenger of the 2010 Honda Civic has been identified as 20 year old Azia Point of Bridgeport.
Stratford Avenue in Bridgeport was open to the normal flow of traffic at 0145 hours on December 12, 2020.
Bridgeport Police Traffic Division Officer Judson Brown is leading the investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Bridgeport police Traffic Division at 203-576-7640
2020-12-11@9:20pm–#Bridgeport CT– There was a serious head-on crash on the Stratford Avenue Bridge. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to extricate all from the cars. Three people were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.