71-year-old man critically injured in Queens hit-and-run on Thanksgiving

Posted at 8:50 PM, Nov 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-23 20:50:39-05

FLUSHING, Queens — A 71-year-old man was critically injured in a Thanksgiving night hit-and-run incident, police said.

A vehicle slammed into a man, critically injuring him, before speeding away.

He was on Murray Street when he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene just before 7 p.m., police said. The victim was rushed to Flushing Hospital.

No description was immediately available for the vehicle involved. Police have not released the victim’s name.

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