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Police are on the hunt for the driver of the Buick photographed above, with license plate GFR-1370, following a hit-and-run this morning that left a pedestrian in critical condition.

The car struck the 60-year-old man in the crosswalk of Ocean Parkway and Avenue O at approximately 11:30 a.m., Yeshiva World News reports.

The vehicle fled the scene without even slowing down, and began travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on Ocean Parkway.

Three good samaritans who were in the the area witnessed the vehicle with a smashed windshield – travelling fast, and going through red lights. Additionally, the windshield was completely smashed. The image below was taken by this individual, and given to YWN exclusively.

The vehicle entered the Belt Parkway on Ocean Parkway, and headed East towards Queens…

The victim was taken to Lutheran Medical Center where he is in critical condition.

The photo above was tweeted out by NYCAlerts, and we have not yet confirmed whether or not it is being distributed by police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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  • Jonathan

    Is it just me or is there police vehicle directly in front of him?

    • Igor

      The article says driver not him. Anyway, the cops have the license plate and unless the person was driving a stolen vehicle it should be over soon. perhaps the cops are afraid to stop a vechicle with a smashed windshield, because they will field complaints, that all they do all day is issue summonses for busted windshields.

  • NameOfTheGame

    He’ll be charged with leaving the scene, etc. Other than that, it will read “no charges were filed”.

  • SupaFly10579

    I would love to see this dirtbag.

  • Anijake

    Why was the photo given to the “YWN exclusively” and not to the NYPD?

  • Anna Khazanov

    From what I heard, they have the driver in custody.