Man, 85, Hit by Car Near Queens Courthouse

An 85-year-old man was rushed to the hospital in serious condition after he was hit by a car on Queens Boulevard near the criminal court building Tuesday morning, the FDNY said.

Authorities said the man was struck on the busy highway in Kew Gardens near the county courthouse shortly before 9 a.m. 

Fire officials said he had suffered multiple traumatic injuries to his lower body.

The driver of the vehicle believed to have hit him has been arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident. 

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