Pedestrian critically injured in hit and run crash in Brownsville section of Brooklyn

ByEyewitness News via WABC logo
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Tim Fleischer reports from Brownsville on the hit and run that left a pedestrian critically injured.

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are searching for the vehicle involved in a hit and run in Brooklyn Tuesday morning that left a pedestrian critically injured.

The 34-year-old Brooklyn man was struck at Willmohr Street and East 94th Street in Brownsville at 11:10 a.m.

He sustained head trauma and leg injuries and is is in critical condition at Brookdale University Hospital

A gray two-door newer model Infiniti with significant front end damage fled the scene and is currently being sought.

Residents in the area say the scene of the accident can be a very dangerous intersection. There is three-way traffic, but only one stop sign.

Witnesses tell police the driver was speeding.


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