2 in Critical Condition After Being Hit in Milford

Two people are in critical condition after being hit by a motor vehicle on Bridgeport Avenue near Cowles Street at 11:19 a.m. on Monday.

Police said they preliminary investigation indicates that a family of four was walking along the shoulder of the roadway before the crash. Police said they were hit be a passenger vehicle, not a plow.

One pedestrian suffered minor injuries and the other was not injured.

Bridgeport Avenue was closed during the police investigation.

Police said they do not believe that the sidewalks have yet been cleared. Police recommend that pedestrians avoid walking along roadways due to the inclement weather conditions.

If necessary, pedestrians should walk against the direction of traffic so they can see oncoming traffic and stay close to the edge of the roadway.

Milford police are asking anyone with information regarding the accident to contact (203) 783-4749 or email at dsharoh@ci.milford.ct.us.

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