Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by car in Valley Stream


Nassau police said a woman is in critical condition after being hit by a car on Sunrise Highway at 1:59 a.m. this morning.

The woman, who police did not identify, was crossing northward — east of Green Acres Road — when she was struck by a 2002 Hyundai Elantra, driven by a 24-year-old woman.

The victim suffered severe head trauma and was transported to a local hospital where she is listed in serious condition, police said. The Hyundai was impounded for brake and safety tests.

Police said the investigation would continue.