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Cops search for driver who hit 14-year-old girl in Brooklyn

Posted at 7:57 AM, Apr 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 07:26:41-04

SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn — Police are searching for the driver who fled the scene after hitting a 14-year-old girl in Brooklyn.

It happened on Mar. 27 around 4 p.m. along 47th Street and 9th Avenue in Sunset Park.

A woman was driving a black Dodge Challenger along 47th Street when she struck a 14-year-old girl who was crossing the street, police said.

The driver exited her vehicle to check on the victim, but fled the scene when a witness called 911, according to police.

The victim was taken to Maimonides Medical Center with bruising to her torso and legs.

The driver is described to be a woman, 35 to 40 years old, with brown hair. She was last seen driving a black Dodge Challenger with Georgia license plates.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).