Trumbull PD: Bridgeport teen dead following crash on Old Town Road


TRUMBULL, Conn. (WTNH) — A car crash turned fatal for one Bridgeport teen in Trumbull early Wednesday morning.

Trumbull Police responded to the report of a car crash at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Old Town Road, near Quarry Road.

The driver, identified Thursday as Elijah Page, 17-years-old from Bridgeport, was driving a 1998 Nissan Sentra south on Exit 7 ramp from Route 8. The car did not stop before going through the intersection across White Plains Road (Route 127), and onto Old Town Road where it hit the guard rail and bridge abutment.

Police say speed was a factor in the crash. Page was transported to Bridgeport Hospital and later died from injuries.

Both Trumbull and Monroe police are investigating the incident.

Old Town Road reopened at 7 a.m. after being closed. Traffic flow has returned to normal in this area.

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