Bridgeport man seriously hurt in New Haven crash

NEW HAVEN — Law enforcement say a driver was seriously hurt following his car or truck crashed and caught on hearth in the city’s Amity community early Thursday.

Police recognized the driver as a 26-12 months-old Bridgeport gentleman.

When on schedule patrol early Thursday, Woodbridge Law enforcement Officer Matthew Lima read a skidding vehicle and a substantial crash. Lima uncovered the vehicle wrecked on Amity Street close to Fowler Road all over 1:40 a.m., according to the Woodbridge Police Section.

He promptly eliminated the driver, who was critically injured, just before the motor vehicle was absolutely engulfed in flames, police claimed.


An ambulance took the driver to Yale New Haven Medical center where he is currently being addressed for life-threatening accidents.

“It is only because of Officer Lima’s alertness and swift actions that the operator’s accidents have been not significantly even worse,” Woodbridge Law enforcement Chief Frank Cappiello reported in a statement.

Firefighters from the New Haven Fireplace Division extinguished the automobile hearth.

The New Haven police crash device is investigating the incident.

Anybody with further more details who has not previously spoken to law enforcement can call New Haven law enforcement at 203-946-6316. Nameless recommendations could also be submitted to 866-888-Suggestions(8477), or by texting “NHPD additionally your message” to 274637 (CRIMES).