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Ansonia man seriously hurt in Bridgeport motorcycle crash

April 25, 2019 GMT

BRIDGEPORT - An Ansonia man, traveling on Arctic Street on motorcycle/scooter, was seriosuly injured when a car cut in front of him Tuesday afternoon.

At approximately 1:58 p.m., police responded to the scene of a serious crash on Arctic Street between its intersection with Pembroke and Brooks streets.

An Ansonia man was traveling eastbound on Arctic Street operating a 2018 Yongfu Falcon 250cc motorcycle/scooter.

“As the motorcycle/scooter approached the area of 580 Arctic Street a Bridgeport woman travelling westbound, in an 2004 Acura TSX, attempted to turn left into the driveway of 580 Arctic Street and collided with the motorcycle,” police said in a release.

“This caused the operator of the motorcycle to be ejected and strike a parked car.”

The operator of the motorcycle suffered severe injury to his lower left leg.

The motorcycle was found lying next to the parked vehicle. The operator of the motorcycle/scooter was transported to Bridgeport Hospital to undergo surgery. He’s listed in stable condition.

The operator of the Acura, who was not identified, was issued an infraction for failure to grant right of way.

The operator of the motorcycle/scooter has pending motor vehicle charges.

The Bridgeport Police Accident Reconstruction Team has responded to conduct further investigation.