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.

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