Motorcyclist killed in Bridgeport crash

September 18, 2018

BRIDGEPORT-A motorcyclist knocked off his bike Sunday night on Mountain Grove Street has died from his injuries.

Edilberto Delgado, 46, of Park Avenue was taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center with numerous injuries. He was pronounced dead at 10:31 p.m.

Delgado was driving a red 2001 Honda motorcycle west on Fairfield Avenue. When he approached the intersection at Mountain Grove Street, he attempt to avoid a collision with what witnesses say was a gray or black Nissan Maxima, police said. The Maxima was traveling south on Mountain Grove which has a stop sign at its intersection with Fairfield Avenue.

Police said Delgado applied the brakes skidding his motorcycle before colliding with the car. The contact threw him to the ground. The car fled the scene

A witness told police she heard a loud boom looked outside and saw Delgado on the ground with his bike nearby.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the accident or has information on the driver of the car involved to contact them at 203-576-8084.

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