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16-Year-Old Struck By Jeep In Bridgeport

The area of the crash.
The area of the crash. Photo Credit: Pixabay via diegoparra/Google Maps street view

A 16-year-old Fairfield County boy was injured after being hit by a 2003 Jeep Liberty at a busy intersection. 

The incident took place in Bridgeport around 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the intersection of Stratford Avenue and East Main Street.

According to Sgt. Darryl Wilson, of the Bridgeport Police, officers responded to the scene after receiving several 911 calls of a serious crash.

The callers said a juvenile male was injured and unresponsive, he added.

American Medical Response, Bridgeport Fire Engine# 1, and the police officers were dispatched to the location. The 16-year-old was given medical attention and transported to Bridgeport Hospital by American Medical Response, Wilson said.

Wilson said the Bridgeport Police Serious Crash Team was able to determine a Blue 2003 Jeep Liberty, being driven by 25-year-old Elizandra Milibeth Stubbs-Perozo, was traveling east on Stratford Avenue when it attempted to turn left onto East Main Street and struck the teen on a black motorized bike in the middle of the intersection.

Stubbs-Perozo and a 14-year-old passenger didn't sustain any injuries from the collision. 

The 16-year-old was listed in stable condition. 

This incident is under investigation.

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