Passenger critically injured in hit-and-run on the Major Deegan Expressway

THE BRONX (WABC) -- Police are looking for the driver who slammed into a car on the Major Deegan Expressway and then took off, leaving one person critically injured.

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday morning in the Bronx near Exit 5.

Three people were in the car that was hit.

The 27-year-old male driver and a 37-year-old female passenger suffered minor injuries and are expected to be okay.

A man in his 30s was a passenger in the backseat, he has a head injury and is not expected to survive.

Police have not released any information about the car that hit them.

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Officials say the suspect followed the 51-year-old woman on East 48th Street just after 2 p.m. Thursday as she left the governor's office.

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