Serious accident snarls Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport

A car struck a pole on Fairfield Avenue near Whittier Street in Bridgeport shortly after 7 a.m. , and police report serious injuries.

A motorcycle may also have been involved, according to scanner reports.

A section of the street, in the city’s Black Rock neighborhood, is closed and school buses are being diverted around the area.

At least one injured person has been brought to St. Vincent Hospital.

Traffic from the accident is backed up to Commerce Drive, police said. Traffic can pass on one side.

We’ll have more information as details become available.

Frank Juliano