NEW YORK (1010 WINS/WCBS 880) – A motorcyclist struck by a car in a hit-and-run incident Saturday that hurled him into the side of a Queens corner store is in critical condition, police said.
At 5:45 p.m. Saturday in Astoria a gray Volkswagen was driving northbound on 29th Street and struck the driver of a 2000 Yamaha motorcycle that was going eastbound on Broadway, officials said.
The impact caused the motorcyclist, a 26-year-old man, to be ejected from his bike and hit a Queens fruit and vegetable store, Mr. Avo, police confirmed.
The victim was transported to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in critical condition, authorities said.
The driver of the Volkswagen did not remain on the scene, nor did his car.
Surveillance footage recovered from the store by the New York Post shows the gray Volkswagen driving away from the scene as the 26-year-old flies into the fruit stands outside the store and his motorcycle scrapes across the sidewalk.
The Post also reported that the Volkswagen involved in the incident has been recovered.
There have been no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.