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Police Seek Help ID'ing Victim Who Fell From Route 8 Overpass In Bridgeport

State Police Trooper Kelly Grant
State Police Trooper Kelly Grant Photo Credit: Jay Polansky

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A man found unconscious on the shoulder of Route 8 early Monday likely fell from the Washington Street overpass onto the highway in Bridgeport, state police said.

The unidentified man was found at about 5:08 a.m. on the right shoulder of Route 8 southbound near Exit 2 in Bridgeport, said a statement from State Police Trooper Kelly Grant.

Upon arrival, state police troopers located the unconscious male victim and rendered first aid. He was transported to Bridgeport Hospital for evaluation of several broken bones, lacerations and an apparent head injury, state police said. He did not appear to have been struck by a motor vehicle, state police said.

The man did not have any identification in his possession, and state police said his identity is unknown at this time.

He was described as a black male with salt and pepper balding hair, and a gray mustache and beard. He victim is 45 to 60 years old, 5-foot-10 and weighs 220 to 240 pounds. He was wearing a flannel shirt, work pants, and black sneakers. He had no other identifiable marks.

Anyone who may know the man's identity or who can provide information that may lead to his identity is asked to contact Trooper Losh at Troop G at 203-696- 2500 or text TIP711 with the information to 236748. All calls will be kept confidential.

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