2011-02-24 / Front Page

N. Lindenhurst man struck by car; driver flees scene


Posted Wed., Mar. 2-
Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a North Lindenhurst man that was crossing the street on Tues., March 1. Police gave this account:

The victim, identified as Brian Doherty, was crossing Straight Path in North Lindenhurst at 38th Street when he was struck by a light-colored four-door sedan that was heading northbound on Straight Path at approximately 6:45 p.m. The driver of the sedan fled east on 38th Street and the vehicle may have front-end damage.

Doherty, 41, of 1036 North Clinton Ave., was transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center via Suffolk County Police helicopter with non-life-threatening injuries.

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

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