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Bridgeport – Officer Injured By Suspect Vehicle

A police detective was injured in Bridgeport yesterday afternoon.

Bridgeport Police was conducting an investigation on Pembroke Street when several drug suspects tried to flee the area of concern. A detective was injured when the fleeing vehicle struck the officer at the intersection of Pembroke Street and Crescent Avenue. Emergency crews have since taken the injured person to the hospital for treatment. Authorities have arrested the suspects and will release additional information regarding the incident when appropriate.

The victim in this case was a police officer who showed dedication to his/her duties. That said, injuries sustained by any motorist or pedestrian on the road, particularly by suspects exhibiting reckless or negligent behavior, can be strong grounds for filing compensation/damage claims.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

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