Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Bridgeport Crash

By Ari Mason
|  Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013  |  Updated 5:56 PM EDT
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Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Bridgeport Crash

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A 51-year-old man is in serious condition after he was struck by a car on Old Town Road in Bridgeport Monday morning.

Police said Donald Denke was securing an excavator onto a parked trailer near the intersection of Sunnydale Road. A car traveling east on Old Town Road slammed into the back of the trailer around 8:18 a.m. Monday, according to police.

Denke, whose last known addresses were in Wilton and Bridgeport, is being treated at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center. He suffered severe head and leg injuries, authorities said.

The driver is tentatively identified as John Lang, 87, of Trumbull, police said.

The accident is still being investigated. No charges have been filed.

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