Police identify man struck by SUV while running across I-95 in Bridgeport


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police are investigating after a man was struck by an SUV while running across Interstate 95 in Bridgeport on Tuesday night.

The incident happened after 6 p.m. on I-95 south near Exit 29.

Police say that for an unknown reason, 31-year-old Robert Linver stopped his vehicle in the right shoulder, got out and then ran across the lanes of traffic.

He was then struck while in the left lane by a black 2019 Mercedes GLS450 with the NY registration JMS3222.

Linver was taken by ambulance to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. His current condition is unknown at this time.

The entrance ramp was closed following the crash but has since been reopened. The incident remains under investigation.

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