Elmont, NY (August 20, 2019) – On Monday night, August 19, a 72-year-old man was struck and critically injured by a vehicle in Elmont. According to authorities, the incident happened at approximately 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Linden Boulevard and 239th Street.
Detectives said the victim was attempting to walk across Linden Boulevard when he was struck by a car. Emergency medical responders were summoned to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. He is currently listed in critical but stable condition.
Police officials have not released the identity of the victim. The driver remained at the scene was reported to have fully cooperated with authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
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