Pedestrian in critical condition after Flatbush Ave crash

An unfortunate crossing: A driver hit a woman as she was stepping out onto Flatbush Avenue Extension to cross towards Fort Greene on Dec. 2.
Photo by Paul Martinka

A woman is fighting for her life after a driver plowed into her on Flatbush Avenue Extension on Wednesday, authorities said.

The 34-year-old woman attempted to cross the busy thoroughfare against a red light near Myrtle Avenue at around 11:47 am, when the driver of a Manhattan-bound black Nissan Sentra collided with her, police said.

Emergency workers transported the victim to Methodist Hospital where she remains in critical condition with serious head injuries, cops said.

The driver remained at the scene, according to a witness.

Reach reporter Lauren Gill at lgill@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2511.

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