Police said: “
On October 10, 2021 at approximately 8:55 pm the Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center received a call for service #2100087513 for a Car vs Pedestrian evading crash at North Avenue and French St.
A pedestrian was crossing North Avenue from the southside of the street to the northside when he was struck in the left travel lane by a dark unidentified vehicle. The vehicle failed to stop and continued eastbound on North Avenue. The Bridgeport Fire Department and AMR responded to the scene. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on scene by AMR Paramedic. The pedestrian has been identified but name is being withheld pending notification of Next of Kin.
The Bridgeport Police Crash Investigation Team along with Fairfield police Department Regional Crash Investigation Team responded to the scene. Bridgeport Police Traffic Division Officer Thomas Gallbronner is leading the Investigation for the Crash. Anyone with further information regarding the crash is asked to contact the Bridgeport Police Traffic Division at 203-576-7640″
2021-10-10@8:56pm–#Bridgeport CT– A pedestrian has been struck on North Avenue in front of Bridgeport News. The driver fled the scene.