The City Council passed a measure Tuesday that would impose stiff fines on drivers in the five boroughs who leave the scene of an accident.
Just before 3:30 a.m., the vehicle struck a 20-year-old woman under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway at the intersection of Manhattan and Meeker avenues in Greenpoint, police said.
Police in Bridgeport say a 22-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a speeding car whose driver fled the scene.
A Patchogue man was critically injured by a hit-and-run driver early Sunday morning, police said.
The incident happened while the Freeport homeowners were asleep. When they woke up the next morning, they said they didn’t know what hit them.
Yolanda McDowell, 45, allegedly pulled around stopped cars on Woodland Avenue and struck Gonzalez and another vehicle before feeling the scene, police said.
A Long Island driver is under arrest after police said he hit and killed a pedestrian and drove off.
The highway patrol officer was conducting a traffic stop just on the Long Island Expressway’s South Service Road when he was struck.
Rocco Loccosiano was crossing 80th Street in Dyker Heights when an impatient driver hit the boy in the crosswalk, breaking his arm.
The 54-year-old sisters were walking along a road in the village of Great Neck.
Luis Bravo, 19, was walking on Broadway in Woodside around 11 p.m., when he was hit by a dark-colored sedan, police said.
A woman has died at a hospital after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Queens, police said.
Police arrested David Rojas, 19, of Elmhurst, Queens, on Monday.
Police are looking for a driver who fatally struck a woman in the Bronx before fleeing Sunday morning.
A 59-year-old mother of two died when a drunken driver struck her with his car and then drove off, police said.