Authorities: SUV strikes utility pole in Bridgeport, causing power outages; occupants flee scene

According to Scott Appleby, the director of Emergency Management & Homeland Security, Bridgeport ECC received a 911 call about an accident on North Avenue and Norman Street.

Danielle Hamilton

Jul 18, 2023, 5:31 PM

Updated 307 days ago

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An SUV struck a utility pole in Bridgeport Tuesday afternoon, causing power outages in the area.
According to Scott Appleby, the director of Emergency Management & Homeland Security, Bridgeport ECC received a 911 call about an accident on North Avenue and Norman Street. He says reports indicate that the SUV hit the pole and the occupants fled the scene.
There are no reports of injuries.


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