Possible hit and run in Queens

November 13, 2008 9:38:41 AM PST
Police investigate a possible hit and run in Astoria.One of the first things you see on the scene is a cane in the middle of Astoria Boulevard.

Police say the cane belongs to an older woman who was hit by a car around 10:30 this morning.

The woman was reportedly very badly hurt and rushed to Mt. Sinai Hospital in Astoria. Her condition is unknown.

Eyewitness News is told police have stopped a tractor-trailer about a half-a-block away. However, police say they're unsure if the truck has anything to do with the accident.

Right now this incident is characterized as a hit and run.

Police are questioning the driver of the truck, but it is unknown what his connection is to the accident.

STORY BY: Jamie Roth
WEB PRODUCED BY: Lakisha Bostick

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