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Troopers Seek Help Identifying Man Found In Bridgeport Along Route 8

Connecticut State Police are asking for help in identifying a black male found on Route 8 in Bridgeport.
Connecticut State Police are asking for help in identifying a black male found on Route 8 in Bridgeport. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Troopers from Troop G-Bridgeport are asking for help in identifying a man who was found unconscious on the right shoulder of Route 8 southbound near Exit 2 in Bridgeport early on Monday.

According to troopers, the unidentified black male was located on the shoulder of Route 8 southbound near Exit 2. They believe he fell from the Washington Street overpass in Bridgeport onto Route 8.

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

The man did not have any identification and is described as being 45-60 years old with salt-and-pepper balding hair, a gray mustache and beard, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 220-240 pounds.

The man was wearing a flannel shirt, work pants and black sneakers. He had no other identifiable marks.

Anyone who may know the identity of the victim or who can provide information that may lead to his identity is asked to contact TFC Losh No. 1440, at Troop G, 203-696-2500 or text TIP711 with the information to 236748. All calls will be kept confidential.

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