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Man struck by hit-and-run driver in Queens: police

Man struck in Queens hit-and-run
Posted at 7:35 AM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 07:35:32-04

FOREST PARK, Queens — Police are looking for a driver of a vehicle they say drove off after striking a man in Queens early Thursday morning.

According to the NYPD, the 26-year-old man was struck just before 3 a.m. by the intersection of Woodhaven Blvd. and Myrtle Avenue, near Forest Park.

Police said the driver fled the scene after hitting the man.

The victim was unconscious when he was rushed to a local hospital with severe injuries, authorities said.

Officials had no other information on the man's condition, nor a description of the driver or vehicle they are looking for.

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