Elderly man hit by SUV in Bed-Stuy

Police say a 73-year-old man was hit by a speeding SUV in Bedford-Stuyvesant Saturday night.According to authorities, the man was struck at the corner of

BROOKLYN - Police say a 73-year-old man was hit by a speeding SUV in Bedford-Stuyvesant Saturday night.

According to authorities, the man was struck at the corner of Tompkins and Gates avenues. Emergency workers rushed the man to Kings County Hospital in serious condition.

Witnesses say the SUV was speeding down Gates Avenue when it hit the elderly man. The vehicle stayed on the scene. There is no word yet if the driver will face charges.

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