Bridgeport – Senior And Child Hit By Driver
A senior and her granddaughter was hit by a motorist in Bridgeport last Friday afternoon.
At approximately 4:49 p.m., local police responded to an area in front of 1349 Fairfield Avenue (Route 130) after receiving reports of a pedestrian incident. According to officials, a 76-year-old senior and her 9-year-old granddaughter were attempting to cross the roadway when they were hit by a 1997 Honda Civic, driven by a still-unidentified 55-year-old motorist. Both victims sustained injuries and were taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for treatment. The vehicle was traveling west when the incident occurred, and the driver claimed he was blinded by the sun and failed to see the pedestrians crossing the road. The accident is still under investigation.
The presence of extenuating circumstances will not stop authorities from investigating this case until the cause has been accurately identified. Whatever the outcome, if officials discover DUI, reckless behavior or negligence, those injured may have the option of filing for damages as determined by legal experts.
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