Man Fainted Near Times Square Before Getting Hit by Car: NYPD - NBC New York

Man Fainted Near Times Square Before Getting Hit by Car: NYPD

Investigators believe the driver didn't realize he had hit anyone

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    Fainting Pedestrian Struck by Car in Midtown: Cops

    A 61-year-old man is in critical condition after he fainted, fell onto the street in Times Square and hit by a passing vehicle, according to the NYPD. (Published Friday, Nov. 8, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A 61-year-old man is in critical condition after he fainted, fell onto the street in Times Square and hit by a passing vehicle

    • Police say the driver didn't stop after he hit the man at West 40th Street and 8th Avenue just before midnight on Thursday

    • The driver was taken into police custody but he was released shortly after and no charges were filed

    A 61-year-old man is in critical condition after he fainted, fell onto the street near Times Square and hit by a passing vehicle, according to the NYPD.

    Police say the driver didn't stop after he hit the man at West 40th Street and 8th Avenue just before midnight on Thursday. Investigators believe the driver didn't realize he had hit anyone.

    The pedestrian was transported to Bellevue Hospital. He has not been identified.

    Officers later caught up with the driver and he was taken into police custody for questioning.

    Shortly after, the driver was released and no charges were filed.

    No other information was immediately available.

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