Suffolk County police are looking for the driver of a white Toyota Prius they say struck and seriously injured a pedestrian, then fled Thursday night in Sayville.
The 9:30 p.m. collision occurred on an eastbound lane of Sunrise Highway near Exit 50 for Lincoln Avenue, a police spokeswoman told Newsday. The vehicle then fled, police said.
The victim, a 46-year-old Bay Shore man, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries, police said.
Fifth Squad detectives were investigating the collision. On Friday evening, police released a photo of the car showing damage to the passenger's side front end.
Anyone with information can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS to submit an anonymous tip.