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Pedestrian injured by hit-and-run

A North Lindenhurst man was injured in a hit-and-run accident while crossing the street, Suffolk police said last night.

Brian Doherty, 41, was crossing Straight Path at 38th Street in North Lindenhurst when he was struck by a light-colored four-door sedan heading north at about 6:45 p.m. The motorist drove away east on 38th Street. Police said the vehicle may have front-end damage.

Police said Doherty, of North Clinton Ave., had non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center by a Suffolk County police helicopter.

Detectives ask anyone with information to contact the First Squad at 631-852-8152.

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