Pedestrian struck, injured in Hempstead hit and run

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A man crossing a street in Hempstead on Saturday evening was struck and injured by a vehicle that fled the scene, Nassau County police said.

He was trying to cross northbound Clinton Street at Wellington Avenue shortly before 9 p.m. when he was hit by a dark-colored vehicle traveling northbound on Clinton Street, police said.

The vehicle did not stop, and instead continued north on Clinton Street, police said.

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The victim, about 30 years old, suffered head trauma and a broken femur. He was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, police said.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. Callers will be kept anonymous.

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