Video shows driver knocking down traffic agent in Brooklyn hit-and-run

Posted: 3:59 PM, Oct 30, 2015
Updated: 2015-10-30 16:01:49-04

CLINTON HILL, Brooklyn – Police are asking the public for help in tracking down a driver who struck a traffic agent in a hit-and-run Friday.

Just before midnight the 30-year-old was walking to his marked NYPD vehicle near Washington and Myrtle Avenues when he was hit by a red or burgundy Volkswagen Passat, according to police.

The car knocked him to the ground without slowing down.

The agent was taken to Methodist Hospital in stable condition.

Police believe the car may have a damaged side mirror.  Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.