Driver hits 71-year-old woman with car, escorts her home — then vanishes without calling for help: cops

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BROOKLYN — Cops want to talk to a man who struck a 71-year woman with his car, helped her get home then gave her the wrong personal information and never called emergency personnel, authorities say.

A man accused of hitting a woman with a car then escorting her home, but failing to contact emergency personnel or give up his information, is pictured. (NYPD)

The woman was in a crosswalk at the southeast corner of Quentin Road and East 21 Street  about 6:45 p.m. Thursday when she was struck, police said.

She suffered a fractured right leg , according to police.

After injuring the woman, police said the driver helped her home.

Video provided by police shows a man holding a woman's hand as he escorts her through an entryway.

The man then allegedly fled after giving the woman the wrong information and failing to notify police or EMS.

The victim later called 911 and was taken to the hospital, where she was treated and released.

The man sought is described as about 18 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall,  and has black hair. He was last seen wearing dark clothing and a winter jacket.

The car involved was a dark-colored, four-door sedan, police said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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