A male driver was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of an accident after he struck a pedestrian near the intersection of Howells Road and Fifth Avenue in Bay Shore on Thursday night, police said.

The male pedestrian was hit about 6 p.m., Suffolk police said. Other charges against the driver were pending.

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The victim was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore with nonlife threatening injuries.

The name of the driver and other information were not immediately available.