Police search for driver in Murray Hill hit-and-run that injured woman

Police are looking for a van involved in a hit-and-run in Murray Hill Sunday morning. (NYPD)

Police are looking for a van involved in a hit-and-run in Murray Hill Sunday morning. (NYPD)

MURRAY HILL, Manhattan — A woman was struck and seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver Sunday.

The woman, 60, was crossing 38th Street near First Avenue about 10:30 a.m. when a car struck her. The driver didn't stop and fled eastbound on E. 37th Street and turned around and drove northbound on First Avenue, police said.

The woman suffered a serious left leg injury and trauma to her body. She was taken to the hospital and is said to be in critical but stable condition, police said.

The vehicle that fled the scene is described as a dark colored Toyota Sienna van with yellow New York State license plates, police said.

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