A 23-year-old woman who police say struck and critically injured a man in a crosswalk on the Lower East Side was located by New York Police using a photograph snapped by a witness to the crash. Police say they arrived at the intersection of the Bowery and Hester Street on the morning of Feb. 28 to find a 63-year-old man with injuries to his hands and head. The man was transported to Bellevue and hospitalized in critical condition.
Reports say that the man had been hit at around 7 a.m. by a woman driving a red 2014 Infiniti Q50 as she made a left turn from Hester Street onto the Bowery. Following the crash, the female driver reportedly stopped and got out of the car but then returned to the vehicle and drove away. One of the witnesses to the crash gave the police a picture he took of the woman standing near the car at the accident scene.