Man critically injured in Queens motorcycle accident

August 25, 2012 11:36:13 AM PDT
A man is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a motorcycle early Saturday morning in Astoria, Queens.

Police say he was attempting to cross Broadway at Steinway Street when he was struck by a motorcyclist that was riding in a pack.

The victim was transported to Elmhurst Hospital.

When police arrived at the scene, three of the motorcyclists were arrested.

The rider charged with hitting the pedestrian is 30-year old Jose Salas of Queens.

Police say surveillance video confirms that Salas ran a red light.

The other two riders are charged with driving with suspended licenses.

The identity of the man who was hit has not yet been released.

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