Victim identified in serious crash at Riverside Avenue intersection


Bristol police have identified the man involved in a serious motor vehicle crash that happened yesterday at the intersection of Riverside Avenue and East Street.
According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, 57-year-old Antonio Ruiz was operating a scooter eastbound on Riverside Avenue and crashed into a parking lot when he left the right side of the roadway in the East Street area. Unresponsive, Ruiz appeared to have a head injury, and was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, the release said. He currently remains hospitalized in serious condition, the release said.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Bristol Police Traffic Division at (860) 584-3030.