Suffolk Police: Uber Driver Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver After Assaulted by Passengers

The men that attacked the driver were arrested for the assault; the hit-and-run drier is still at large, cops say.

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that occurred in Bay Shore earlier this year.
An Uber driver was attacked by two passengers on Union Boulevard on May 11 at approximately 1:35 a.m. After the attack, the victim stood on the eastbound lane of Union Boulevard, approximately 25 feet east of Montgomery Avenue, when he was struck by a white SUV or van that fled the scene. The victim, a 26-year-old Brightwaters man, was transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for treatment of a broken pelvis, injuries to his right leg and a broken scapula.
The men that attacked the driver were arrested for the assault.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.