UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan -- A man was hospitalized after he was hit by a truck at a busy intersection in Manhattan Wednesday night.
Police say a 36-year-old man was walking eastbound on West 73rd Street and Broadway on the Upper West Side before 7:30 p.m. when he was struck by a DHL truck.
They say the truck was traveling southbound on Broadway at the time of the crash.
Authorities say the victim was taken to St. Luke's Hospital for severe head trauma.
The driver of the truck, 27-year-old Brenden Arzu, was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence.
Arzu was charged Thursday with DWI and vehicular assault.
The victim remains in critical condition.
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