Man in critical condition after driver hits him in Brighton Beach: NYPD

Crash detectives: The NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad responded to a pedestrian struck by a car in Brighton Beach around 11 p.m. on April 30.
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A man is in critical condition after a 79-year-old driver struck him in Brighton Beach on Tuesday night, according to authorities.

The pedestrian was crossing Neptune Avenue outside of a marked crosswalk near E. 12th Street, shortly after 11 p.m. when the SUV struck him, cops said.

Police responded to the incident and found the victim lying in the street with severe head trauma.

Emergency medical personnel took the man to NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn shortly before midnight.

The driver remained on the scene until police arrived. No charges have been filed, and the investigation is ongoing, according to authorities.

Reach reporter Aidan Graham at or by calling (718) 260–4577. Follow him at
Posted 12:00 am, May 2, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Penelope says:
Why mention his age? Casual ageism??
May 2, 2019, 11:20 am
Brooke Melons from N . J . says:
Damn girl ! This so crazy ! WTB?!
May 2, 2019, 3:40 pm
Jim from Cobble Hill says:
Hey Penelope; It's actual facts, not casual ageism.
May 2, 2019, 9:23 pm
Old Guy from My Car says:
Bicycles should be banned in NYC, its just too dangerous. Also old people should be banned, the future belong to the young!
May 3, 2019, 12:48 pm
Brenda from Old Lady says:
Jim from Cobble Hill = ageist !
May 4, 2019, 9:36 am
Bev Warbles from Brooklyn Heights says:
As an older driver, I am dissapointed by the prejudiced attitudes shown here. I take it as personal insult. Don't you dare insult me, people! It displeases me greatly.
May 6, 2019, 5:11 am

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