Man critical in Queens after hit-and-run

March 25, 2013 7:24:27 PM PDT
The NYPD is investigating a hit and run in the Jackson Heights section of Queens.

A man was struck at the intersection of 81st Street and 35th Avenue just before 8 p.m.

The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition.

A witness says the man was crossing in the crosswalk against the light when he was struck by a minivan.

The van stopped a block away where a passenger got out and fled. Then, the vehicle fled.