Help Find Driver Who Hit Woman, Sent Her Flying and Kept Going

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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.

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.

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  1. Probably on their phone! THIS is typical of an example of one thing wrong with our society: we allow absolutely bad people to drive motor vehicles. 10-50% of all drivers are NOT qualified to be driving. Can you imagine if they were taken off the road? Bussinesses would howl! It’s a higher value in our society to let KILLERS behind a wheel when, god-forbid, SALES are compromised. The woman who was hit has no right to complain because the driver was likely using his phone ($ to the phone service) and headed somewhere where they might buy something. Can’t stop that!

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