Bridgeport – Intersection Pedestrian Crash
An SUV hit a person in a wheelchair in Bridgeport yesterday evening.
EMS teams were dispatched to the intersection of Maple and Brooks Streets at 6:49 p.m. after authorities received reports of a pedestrian crash in the area. Responders found a person in a wheelchair who was injured after a collision with an SUV. The still-unidentified pedestrian was quickly assisted by paramedics — his/her current condition is undisclosed. The driver of the SUV immediately stopped and has cooperated with authorities. Investigators are currently collecting evidence that will help them establish liability. This post will be updated when they release more details regarding the incident.
Many incidents involving vehicles and pedestrians result in injuries. Identifying the culprits in these scenarios is of utmost importance if future instances are to be avoided. It is particularly important that DUI and negligent behavior are investigated so that offenders can be stopped from operating vehicles. These things said, victims of these unfortunate events are advised to seek legal guidance.
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