Via Gothamist: Early Saturday morning, a driver ran over a pedestrian on the sidewalk in Astoria inflicting serious injuries, then sped off, continuing to drive on the sidewalk. Police told Gothamist that the victim suffered a broken leg and concussion, and they’re looking for help locating the hit-and-run driver.
The collision at 30th Avenue and 45th Street was captured in this disturbing footage sent out by the 114th Precinct:
When we talk about Vision Zero, we’re talking about preventing violence like this on NYC streets.
If you have information about the perpetrator of this hit-and-run, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, or submit a tip to the Crime Stoppers website.