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Livery Cab Passenger Critically Hurt in Hit-and-Run: NYPD

The crash happened in East Harlem just before 1 a.m. on Monday, police said

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What to Know

  • A 62-year-old woman was critically hurt when a hit-and-run driver crashed into the livery cab she was riding in, police said
  • The crash happened near East 129th Street and Park Avenue in East Harlem just before 1 a.m. on Monday, the NYPD said
  • The 47-year-old livery cab driver sustained minor injuries in the crash

A 62-year-old woman was critically hurt when a hit-and-run driver crashed into the livery cab she was riding in, police said. 

The driver was traveling west in an Acura on East 129th Street in East Harlem around 1 a.m. on Monday when he hit the livery cab, which was headed north on Park Avenue, the NYPD said.

The Acura driver, described only as a man of an unknown age, fled the scene of the crash on foot, police said.

The 47-year-old livery cab driver sustained minor injuries in the crash, police said. His 62-year-old passenger was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The Acura driver had not been arrested as of Monday afternoon, according to police.

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