Search on for driver in Queens hit and run that left man critically hurt

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens (WABC) -- Authorities say a man found lying in a street in Queens was the victim of a hit and run.

The victim was found at 21st Street and 49th Avenue near the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Long Island City just after 8 p.m. Sunday night.

He was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in critical condition.

Doctors at the hospital determined that the victim sustained injuries from being struck by a vehicle.

The vehicle apparently did not stop.

Police are now investigating the injuries as a hit and run and are trying to get a description of the vehicle involved.

21st Street is closed both ways for the investigation.
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