Search continues for suspect in hit-run

Suffolk County police investigate the scene of a

Suffolk County police investigate the scene of a hit-and-run that seriously injured a pedestrian Sunday night on Jericho Turnpike, just west of Manor Road, along the Dix Hills-Elwood line. (Aug. 4, 2013) (Credit: Stringer News Service)

Second Squad detectives and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are still looking for the driver of a vehicle in a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a pedestrian Aug. 4 in Huntington Station.

Police said Tuesday in an update on the case that they are looking for a green-metallic colored vehicle that probably was traveling east on Jericho Turnpike -- west of Manor Road -- when it struck a man about 9:30 p.m.

Victim Richard Wright, 31, of Huntington was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital with injuries to his head, a broken hip and a broken leg, according to police.


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Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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