State Police looking to identify male found injured on Route 8

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police are working to identify a man that was found unconscious with broken bones, cuts, and an apparent head injury along Route 8 Monday morning.

Just before 5:10 a.m., an unknown black male was located on the shoulder of Route 8 southbound near exit 2. It is suspected that the victim fell from the Washington Street overpass in Bridgeport onto Route 8, and was not struck by a motor vehicle.

Troopers say the man was found unconscious, and was taken to Bridgeport Hospital for evaluation of several broken bones, cuts, and a head injury.

According to the State Police, the victim is described as a black male with “salt and pepper” hair with a gray mustache and beard. He is approximately 45-60 years old, standing 5’10”, and weighing between 220-240 pounds. He was wearing a flannel shirt, work pants, and black sneakers. He has no identifiable marks, according to State Police.

Anyone who may know the identity of the victim, or has any information that can help State Police in their investigation is asked to contact Troop G at 203-696-2500.

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