Reports of an accident on Flatbush Ave at Foster this afternoon turned out to be that a 39-year-old male cyclist was critically injured after being struck by a car, which fled the scene. The New York Post reports:
There was no description of the car that fled, cops said. The victim was getting a CAT scan this afternoon.
According to DNA Info, the accident happened at about 3:15pm.
UPDATE: Gothamist is reporting that the cyclist was hit by a van, and that the driver stayed on the scene. Police tell them that “no criminality is suspected.”
We’ll update with more info as we get it.