NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 72-year-old man is in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and-run driver Sunday in Brooklyn.
Police said the man was trying to cross the street at Bay Ridge Parkway and Sixth Avenue when he was hit around 8 p.m. in Bay Ridge.READ MORE: New York State Legislature Votes To Curb Gov. Cuomo's Emergency Powers
The man was rushed to Lutheran Hospital in critical condition.
Police are searching for a gray Mercedes Benz that fled the scene.READ MORE: Brooklyn Mom Wants NYC Apartments Inspected Annually After Parts Of Ceiling Crash Down On 12-Year-Old Son
A neighbor told CBS2 he heard a loud noise and ran out of his home.
“At the very moment, I’m shocked. At the very moment, scared because it’s literally outside my facility,” he said.MORE NEWS: Immersive Public Art Installation Now On Display At Domino Park
Police ask anyone who may have seen a gray vehicle leaving the scene to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.