Driver in critical condition after group smashes bottle over his head in Queens

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JAMAICA, Queens — A group of four women and three men confronted a driver in Queens and smashed a bottle over his head on Sunday, police said.

The 41-year-old driver was in his car near 138th Street and Jamaica Avenue around 8:15 a.m. when he was attacked, officials said. He was hospitalized in critical condition.

Police believe the attack was random.

All of the attackers fled the scene. No arrests have been made. Police have not yet released descriptions of them.

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Editor’s note: It is unclear what company the victim was driving for at the time of the attack. Any related details have been removed.

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