Residents call for change at Bridgeport intersection

Residents are calling on officials to make a change at a Bridgeport intersection that was the site of a weekend crash.Neighbors say the intersection of

BRIDGEPORT - Residents are calling on officials to make a change at a Bridgeport intersection that was the site of a weekend crash.

Neighbors say the intersection of Railroad and Iranistan avenues has been the site of multiple crashes. They say drivers speed down the roads and often run red lights.

On Saturday, officials say 67-year-old Barbara Preston rear-ended Lee Everetts, 47, at the red light. Witnesses say Preston was traveling as fast as 70 mph.

Everetts is in critical condition at Bridgeport Hospital. Preston was released with minor injuries the day of the crash. Police are still investigating the incident.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Organizers say they are still accepting memorabilia and 1 'Remembering World War I Project' works to preserve history
VIDEO: Crews battle fire at Port Morris recycling 2 VIDEO: Crews battle fire at Port Morris recycling facility
Sarah Chorne bought a pair of men's gloves 3 Baldwin woman searches for owner of ring found in gloves
Marilyn Roos is the chair of the Save 4 Hometown Hero: Marilyn Roos
Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim said he is proud 5 Women's NCAA tournement comes to Bridgeport

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE