Bridgeport, CT (August 4, 2019) - According to the police, a child has been confirmed to have suffered minor injuries after being hit by a vehicle in the city on Friday.
The accident occurred around 3:22 p.m., according to police spokesman Terron Jones, at the intersection of Island Brook Avenue and Chase Street.
The child was taken to the hospital for evaluation, and the driver of the vehicle was cooperative and remained on the scene to discuss the incident with the authorities.
The incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with all the parties involved in the accident in hopes of a full recovery.
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Disclaimer: As active members in our local and statewide communities, we are saddened by these accidents and our hearts go out to the friends, family, and victims affected by them. Our intent in these posts is to raise awareness in our community of the dangers involved in these activities and to hopefully prevent future injuries. This information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should always speak with an experienced legal professional about your case. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.