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Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver In Brooklyn

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NYPD was looking for a driver who left the scene after mowing down a pedestrian at a Brooklyn intersection.

The accident occurred around 9:15 p.m. Sunday at the corner of Atlantic and Franklin avenues.

Police said the 51-year-old man was struck by a white Jaguar. He suffered a head injury and was said to be in “extremely critical condition” on Monday.

His name was being withheld.

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