Woman Struck, Run Over in West Harlem Hit-And-Run: Police

crime-tape-in-harlemPolice are searching for a hit-and-run driver who hit a woman and then ran her over while trying to flee in West Harlem last weekend.

On Saturday, Sept. 17 around 6:20 a.m. the driver of a black sedan struck a woman trying to cross West 125 Street between Amsterdam and Morningside avenues in the middle of the block, police told source. The woman was knocked further into the road by the force of the collision, police said.

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The driver then fled the scene, running over the woman’s legs, police said.

The woman was transported to Mount Sinai St. Luke’s hospital where she was treated for an abrasion to her head, a concussion and pain to her leg, ankle and side, police told source. The woman has been released from the hospital, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577. All tips are confidential.

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