Police: 6-year-old struck in hit-and-run in Dyker Heights

The victim was hit by a 2017 Lexus that was making a left turn at the intersection. That car fled the scene.

Adolfo Carrion

Apr 4, 2024, 9:45 PM

Updated 44 days ago

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The NYPD is searching for a driver who struck a 6-year-old walking in Dyker Heights and fled the scene.
Police say the incident took place just after 8 a.m. at the intersection of 13th Avenue and 68th Street.
They say the 6-year-old was crossing 68th Street when they were struck by a 2017 Lexus that was making a left onto that street while traveling north on 13th Avenue.
The operator of the Lexus fled the scene. The 6-year-old child was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to be OK.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police.


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