Hit and Run in East Garden City


A man was struck by a truck last night; the driver covered the victim with a blanket before fleeing.

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East Garden City, NY - February 12, 2014 - The Third Squad reports the details of a serious vehicular accident which occurred on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 5:54 P.M. in East Garden City.
According to detectives, a male victim, 54, while crossing Commercial Avenue was struck by a dark pickup truck with a cab and a two tone bottom.  A male white in his 50’s, average height with a thin build wearing a black jacket and a red hat exited the car and covered the victim with a blanket before fleeing the scene without identifying himself.  The aided suffered a severe head laceration and a fractured pelvis.  He was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in serious condition.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.