2017-09-20 / Front Page

Senior Critical In Hit-Run

A 71-year-old Jackson Heights man remains in critical condition this week, after he was struck in a hit-run on September 13.

Cops said the victim was attempting to cross Northern Boulevard near 65th Street at about 4 p.m. on September 13, when a man driving a black sedan struck him and fled the scene.
The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center where he was listed in critical condition, a fire spokesperson said.

Police at the NYPD Accident Investigation Unit are speaking with eyewitnesses and reviewing local surveillance footage to determine what happened, and to help identify and locate the driver.

Anyone with information is urged to call the CrimeStopers HOTLINE at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

–Liz Goff

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