10-year-old girl hit by car in Bridgeport

Police say witnesses told them the girl was riding a bike on the sidewalk when she veered onto the street. The driver of the car stayed at the scene.

Police say witnesses told them the girl was riding a bike on the sidewalk when she veered onto the street. The driver of the car stayed at the scene. (9/17/15)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police say a 10-year-old girl is in critical condition this afternoon after being hit by a car.

The accident happened on South Avenue near Iranistan Wednesday afternoon.

Police say witnesses told them the girl was riding a bike on the sidewalk when she veered onto the street.

Officials say she is at Yale New Haven Hospital with a major head injury.

The driver of the car stayed at the scene.

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