WILLIAMSBURG – Police need help finding the driver who struck a woman and left the scene yesterday afternoon.
A 25-year-old woman was crossing the street at Lee Avenue and Middleton Street at around 2:50 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9th. Then, someone driving a 2007 Chrysler struck the woman. The crash sent the woman flying into the other side of the crosswalk. The driver did not slow down and kept going even after the victim was on the ground.
Shocking exclusive video of Hit and Run pedestrian struck by a car at Lee Ave x Middleton st, car was found by @WspuShomrim and @NYPD79Pct without the driver, patient being treated by Hatzolah in stable condition. pic.twitter.com/LkY7JvmeqW
— Williamsburg News (@WMSBG) May 8, 2019
The woman in the video can be seen sitting up afterward as people come to check in on her. According to the NYPD, the woman was taken to Bellevue Hospital and is in stable condition.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.