Pedestrian hit, seriously injured by car near Park Ave. and State St. in Bridgeport

It happened last night near Park Avenue and State Street.

It happened last night near Park Avenue and State Street. (6/25/13)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police say a man is clinging to life after being hit by a car as he walked across the street last night.

Witnesses say that 51-year-old Thomas Jacob was struck at the intersection of State Street and Park Avenue at around 9 p.m. Monday.

Police say the driver of the vehicle stopped immediately and stayed at the scene.

Jacob was taken to Bridgeport Hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

No charges were filed against the driver. Police say an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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The family of 62-year-old Thomas Jacobs says anyone who would like to donate to help with funeral costs can do so at the Harrison Apartments (old YMCA) at 651 State Street in Bridgeport.

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