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Cops: Two women hurt, one of them seriously, in North Lindenhurst hit-run

Emergency personnel on the scene where two women

Emergency personnel on the scene where two women were struck while they crossed Sunrise Highway near North Delaware Avenue in North Lindenhurst just before midnight Tuesday. The vehicle fled the scene. Credit: Paul Mazza

Two young women, walking across Sunrise Highway in North Lindenhurst just before midnight Tuesday, were hit by a vehicle headed west — whose driver then fled, Suffolk police said.

Colleen Curry, 20, of Lindenhurst was seriously injured, police said. Kaitlynn McNamara, 20 and of Lindenhurst, was also injured.

They were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip.

The motorist struck them at Sunrise Highway and North Delaware Avenue; the pair were walking across the highway from the north to the south.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 631-854-8152 or, anonymously, Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

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