Car strikes pedestrian on Mt. Vernon street

April 6, 2010 7:21:35 AM PDT
A man crossing the street was struck and critically injured in Mount Vernon Tuesday morning. Eyewitness News is told the victim was crossing Gramatan Avenue to get coffee and newspapers when he was hit by a car.

He was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Authorites say the driver said he had dew on his windshield and didn't see the victim.

No charges were immediately filed.