Pedestrian Struck by Livery Cab on Nostrand

An elderly woman is in critical condition after a livery cab struck her on Nostrand Avenue between Avenue Z and Voorhies Avenue.

The 85-year-old woman was hit at 1:52 p.m. while crossing the street in front of 3909 Nostrand Avenue. She was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition. The hospital could not be reached for an update of her condition.

The black 2002 Lincoln Sedan was still seen on the median of Nostrand Avenue by 3:30 p.m., and the area was closed off with police tape. Contrary to earlier reports, the driver remained on the scene and no criminal activity is suspected.

This story was originally posted at 6:31 p.m. It contained innaccurate information about the driver and has now been updated. You can see the original post here:

Original post:

Around 2:00 p.m. today a woman was struck by a livery cab on Nostrand Avenue between Avenue Z and Voorhies Avenue.

According to people in a nearby building, the livery cab struck the woman and the driver exited the cab and took off on foot. As of 3:30 p.m. the black cab was still on the median of the street and the area was closed off with police tape.

We have not received word about the condition of the woman or if the driver has been caught. This is an ongoing story and we’ll update it as we receive information.

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