Teen hospitalized after hit-and-run in Queens: police

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JAMAICA, Queens — Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver Thursday who they say left a teenager hospitalized in serious condition.

Jamaica Avenue and 150th Street in Queens is pictured. (Google Maps)

A 16-year-old was crossing in an intersection at 150th Street and Jamaica Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle, police said.

The driver then fled, according to police.

The teen was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

A black Nissan Quest is now being sought.

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