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Man Left in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Flushing

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Jun 14, 2021 By Christina Santucci

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a 47-year-old man who was walking on the sidewalk in Flushing Saturday evening—leaving him in critical condition.

The incident took place around 9:30 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Leavitt Street and 35th Avenue. Tire tracks remained visible on the pavement Sunday where the vehicle jumped the curb before hitting the man, CBS reported.

No arrests had been made as of Sunday morning, and the victim was listed in critical condition at New York Presbyterian Queens, a spokesperson for the NYPD said.

Police did not have a description of the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run. Anyone with information is asked to reach out to the NYPD.

The intersection of Leavitt Street and 35th Avenue where a man was struck by a hit-and-run driver (GMaps)

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