Police release video of driver wanted in Astoria hit-and-run


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Video courtesy of NYPD
Video courtesy of NYPD

A video released by police shows a driver suspected in an Astoria hit-and-run.


Cops are looking for the driver involved in an Astoria hit-and-run on Saturday that left a 21-year-old man injured.

The driver of a white sedan struck the pedestrian on 45th Street at about 4:05 a.m. when the vehicle mounted the sidewalk as it headed westbound on 30th Avenue, police said. The driver then fled the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital and suffered a broken femur, concussion and dislocated shoulder, according to officials.

Police have released a video of the accident that shows the car as it hits the man.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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