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Police release brutal video as they seek driver who struck pedestrian and fled

May 20, 2014 By Christian Murray

The police are searching for a driver who struck down a pedestrian on an Astoria sidewalk and then fled from the scene.

The police said the suspect was driving west on 30th Avenue in a white sedan at around 4am Saturday when he careened onto the sidewalk and struck a 21-year-old man at 45th Street.

Video footage released by the police showed the victim’s body flipping over the car as the driver speeds off along the sidewalk.

The victim suffered a broken leg and concussion in the hit and run.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD’s Crimestoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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