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Pedestrian hit by car, hurt in Lawrence, cops say

A man walking in Lawrence on Tuesday had trauma and leg fractures after being hit by a car, Nassau County police said.

Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the accident at Rockaway Turnpike that happened about 9:15 p.m.

Detectives said the man, 19, was crossing the roadway and was hit by a 2011 Kia sedan that was driven by a man, 55.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he was listed in stable condition, police said late Tuesday.

The driver and his passenger were not hurt.

Detectives said the driver took a breath-analyzer test, which was negative, and no charges are pending.

Also, a brake and safety inspection of the vehicle revealed "adequate results," police said in a news release.

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