Pedestrian struck in Bridgeport hit-and-run accident

January 4, 2019

BRIDGEPORT — A pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run accident Friday morning at the corner of Boston and Kent avenues.

One car had stopped to let the person cross the street when another car swerved around the first vehicle and struck the pedestrian around 11 a.m. The vehicle continued down Kent Avenue, according to Steve Krauchick of DoingItLocal.com. Police are searching for the car.

According to DoingItLocal.com, the pedestrian was killed in the accident.

Boston Avenue is closed to traffic from Kent to Bishop avenues.

No further information was available immediately.

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