Homeowner seeks help finding hit-and-run driver

Police are asking for the public's help in solving the case.

Police are asking for the public's help in solving the case. (3/19/15)

BRIDGEPORT - A cleaning woman from Bridgeport who says she saved for years to put a stone wall around her home is asking for the public's help in finding the hit-and-run driver who smashed through it, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

Home security video shows a dark-colored sedan crashing through the wall at Madison Avenue and Ashton Street at around 1 a.m. Wednesday. A moment later, the driver backed up and fled the scene.

Homeowner Eni DaSilva says the wall cost her about $15,000 to build. DaSilva says it will cost $3,000 to $5,000 to repair due to the extensive damage, and she is not sure if any of it will be covered by insurance.

Police say they located the empty car a few blocks away shortly after the accident. They are asking for the public's help in solving the case.

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Bridgeport police : 203-581-5000

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