The accident happened as the victim was crossing busy Ocean Parkway in the Midwood section at around 11:30 Monday morning.
The victim was rushed to Lutheran Medical Center in critical condition
Police located a 2010 Buick sedan on Monday afternoon. The driver was being questioned.
The suspect was tracked down after an eyewitness at the scene took a picture of the car with the windshield smashed, presumably by the impact.
Ocean Parkway was briefly closed for the investigation.