Driver sought after Brooklyn hit and run that left woman critically hurt

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Sunday, January 31, 2016

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are searching for the driver of a BMW who took off after hitting a woman crossing the street in Brooklyn.

It happened Saturday morning on Rodney Street in Williamsburg.

A taxi stopped to let a 27-year-old woman cross the street. Police say the driver of the BMW passed the cab, hitting the woman and then took off.

The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital with head trauma and is in critical condition.

The car police are looking for is a grey 2000 BMW 323i, NY License plate # GZY2240.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.