Queens hit and run seriously injures pedestrian

April 13, 2014 9:36:02 AM PDT
A female pedestrian was seriously injured when she was struck by a vehicle which fled the scene in East Elmhurst, Queens early Sunday morning.

The accident happened at about 4:20 a.m. at 23rd Avenue and 92nd Street.

The victim, believed to be 30-40 years old, was taken to Elmhurst Hospital with injuries to her leg and lower torso.

She told police she was walking in the intersection when she was struck by a dark-colored minivan that fled the scene.