Brooklyn, NY – A 27-year-old man is fighting for his life after he was mowed down by a hit-run driver in Midwood.
The unidentified man was crossing Ocean Avenue near Avenue “M” when he was struck by a 2007 BMW traveling southbound on Ocean Avenue.
The driver fled while a witness to the accident flagged down a passing patrol car and provided cops with a description of the vehicle.
Officers soon spotted the car and, after a brief pursuit, the hit-n-run driver was stopped on East 10th Street near Avenue “O”.
Yehuda M., 19, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, vehicular assault and reckless driving.
The victim is listed in critical condition at Kings County Hospital.