Pedestrian Struck by Cab, Seriously Injured

A man crossing New York Avenue was struck by a cab and seriously injured  early Sunday morning, Suffolk County police said.

The 47-year-old man was walking east, crossing New York Avenue between E 10th Street and E 11th Street, when he was struck by the northbound Universal taxicab, a 2008 Ford sedan, at 1:40 a.m.

The victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was transported via ambulance to Huntington Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The driver of the taxicab was not injured.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.

 

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