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Cops: Pedestrian hit, seriously hurt by SUV

Police at the scene on Sunrise Highway in

Police at the scene on Sunrise Highway in Massapequa after a male pedestrian walking on Sunrise Highway was hit on Wednesday afternoon. The man had a serious head injury after being struck by the driver of an SUV, Nassau County police said. (Sept. 25, 2013) Credit: Paul Mazza

A pedestrian walking on Sunrise Highway in Massapequa had a serious head injury after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon, Nassau County police said.

The victim, a man, 42, was walking east on the highway at East Chestnut Street when he was hit at 3:30 p.m. by a 2002 Honda CR-V, a sport utility vehicle, driven by a woman, 21.

The man was taken to a hospital where he is in guarded condition, police said.

Police performed a safety check on the vehicle at the scene and said later in a news release that "no criminality is suspected."

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