82-Year-Old Man Hit by Cement Truck While Crossing Chrystie Street Yesterday

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 at 5:18 am by

An 82-year-old man was run down on Chrystie Street (near Rivington) yesterday afternoon by a southbound cement truck. He was reportedly walking eastward with his walker – toward Sara D. Roosevelt Park – when the unidentified 48-year-old truck driver hit him.

The elderly victim was taken to Bellevue hospital in critical condition, according to DNAinfo.

The truck driver reportedly stayed at the scene and was not immediately charged. Police are still investigating the incident.

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