Man arrested in hit-and-run that critically injured pedestrian in Queens

A driver was arrested in a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian in Whitestone, Queens Thursday night.

The crash happened at the corner of Murray St. and 17th Rd. just after 7 p.m.

52-year-old Carmine Minichino of 101-09 46th Avenue in Queens was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operator of a motor vehicle.

The 71-year-old victim sustained trauma and a compound fracture to the right leg.

He is in critical condition at Flushing Hospital.

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