Man critical after hitting head on pavement during Queens attack

ASTORIA, Queens (WABC) -- A man is in critical condition after he was punched in the face and knocked to the ground this weekend.

Police said the incident was reported just after 1 a.m. on Sunday on 29th Street in Queens.

According to his family, 35-year-old Sandor Szabo was in town for a wedding.

He knocked on a car window in Long Island City because he thought it was his Uber.

Instead the driver got out and punched him, hard enough to send him to the ground where he hit his head.

Szabo is now in critical condition.

Police say the suspect left the scene in a white SUV. He was described as a bald and last seen wearing a light-colored long-sleeved shirt and jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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