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Police Search For Dark-Colored SUV After Injuring Pedestrian In Hit-Run Bridgeport Crash

The 1000 block of William Street in Bridgeport.
The 1000 block of William Street in Bridgeport. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

Police are searching for a suspect whose SUV dragged a male pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash in Bridgeport.

It happened just before 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29.

The vehicle was traveling southbound in the 1000 block of William Street when it first struck a parked vehicle, Bridgeport Police said.

The suspect's vehicle continued south on William Street and struck a pedestrian walking across the intersection of William Street and Roosevelt Street. 

The pedestrian was dragged several car lengths south on William Street before he was detached from the striking vehicle and left in the roadway. 

The striking vehicle, along with the operator, fled the scene traveling southbound on William Street. The suspect vehicle is described only as a dark-colored SUV.

Bridgeport Police Officers, Firemen, and the Police Crash Investigation Unit responded to the scene.

The pedestrian, identified as 56-year-old Bridgeport resident, was transported to Bridgeport Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Bridgeport Police Traffic Officer Judson Brown is leading the investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Bridgeport Police Department's Traffic Division at 203-576-7640.

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