From Tara O’Neill, CT Post:
An off-duty city firefighter sustained serious injuries during a hit-and-run in the city on Friday, officials said Tuesday.
Around 11:18 p.m. Friday, police department patrol officers responded for a report of a serious crash at the intersection of Stratford Avenue and East Main Street.
“A pedestrian was crossing Northbound on Stratford Avenue from the southeast corner to the northeast corner within the crosswalk,” said a statement from Capt. Kevin Gilleran. “As he was crossing the westbound lanes he was struck by a vehicle. The striking vehicle turned northbound onto East Main Street, stopped briefly on East Main Street, then fled the scene continuing northbound. Officers that responded to the scene were unable to obtain suspect vehicle information at the time of report.”
… Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Sgt. Gabe Meszaros at 203-576-7640.
Full story here.