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Police are searching for a driver who hit a 71-year-old in Jackson Heights and fled the scene.

Police are searching for a driver who hit a 71-year-old male in Jackson Heights and fled the scene.

According to the NYPD, the man was crossing the street at Northern Boulevard and 85th Street on Sept. 13 around 5 p.m. when a black sedan hit him. He then fled westbound on Northern Boulevard.

NBC New York reported that the driver hit a car belonging to Rosey Castillo before swerving into the victim. Castillo told NBC 4 that the victim was conscious but “bleeding a lot.”

He was transported to Elmhurst Hospital where they were treating him for head trauma.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident should call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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