NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a driver in a hit-and-run that killed a 35-year-old man in the Bronx Tuesday night.
According to police, the victim was found unconscious in the street with trauma to the head and body on Jerome Avenue and Macombs Road near Yankee Stadium at around 10 p.m.READ MORE: MTA Bus Collides With Van, Crashes Onto Curb In Brooklyn
The victim was taken to Lincoln Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.READ MORE: New Jersey Under State Of Emergency As Nor'easter Threatens Flood Prone Areas
Before the incident, the victim was apparently dropped off at the location by a livery car, and was believed to be intoxicated or disoriented at the time, 1010 WINS Glenn Schuck reported. He then fell into the street, where he was hit by the vehicle.MORE NEWS: MTA Says It's Prepared To Deal With Subway Flooding, Commuters Encouraged To Use Mass Transit
Police are hoping surveillance video obtained from a nearby Dollar Store will help with the ongoing investigation.