Driver Hits Man Getting Off CT Transit Bus in Bloomfield and Flees: Police

A South Windsor man who was crossing the street in Bloomfield after getting off a CT Transit bus Tuesday morning was hit by a car and police are looking for the driver who fled the scene.

Police said they were called to 1415 Blue Hills Ave. at 6:15 a.m. and found the 49-year-old man, who was bleeding severely from his lower left leg. Police said he also has a possible fracture and was transported to St. Francis Hospital.

The car that hit him was a dark sedan, police said. Officers found pieces of the side mirror from the passenger side of a Nissan as well as black plastic thought to be from the car that left the scene.

Police said they interviewed a witness and are asking anyone else with information to call Bloomfield police at 860-242-5151.

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