A 68-year-old pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by car in Midwood this morning. An NYPD spokesman said the victim, an unidentified male, was hit around 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Ocean Parkway and Avenue O. The driver fled the scene, and the spokesman said the only description of the vehicle they have is that it's a sedan.
NY Scanner, a Twitter account which culls crowd-sourced photos with written police scanner updates, tweeted this photo purporting to show the vehicle involved in the crash.
U/d Brooklyn: Ocean Pkwy & Ave O 60 Year old transported in serious condition. This is the vehicle that fled. pic.twitter.com/qWCe6ZIE2z
— NY Scanner (@NYScanner) May 5, 2014
We'll update as more information becomes available.