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Hit-and-run caught on camera

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - The hunt is on for the driver of a car that mounted a sidewalk in Queens and struck a pedestrian before fleeing the scene.

The victim suffered a broken femur, dislocated shoulder and a concussion.

The hit-and-run was captured on surveillance video at about 4 a.m. on May 17 in Astoria.

The pedestrian was walking along 30th Ave. at 45th St. when he was hurled into the air from the impact of the collision.

The 21-year-old man remains in guarded condition, said police.

Surveillance video of the shocking hit-and-run was released by the NYPD.

Investigators are asking anyone who may recognize the vehicle or knows anything about the driver, to contact Crime Stoppers at any of the following:

1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

The NYPD says all calls are strictly confidential.


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