By Brooklyn Reader

May 26, 2014, 12:54 pm


Bedford and Atlantic avenues

Bedford and Atlantic avenues

Police arrested a speeding motorist on Monday in Bed-Stuy, after he struck a pedestrian and left him in critical condition.

According to police, the accident took place around 12:30am at Atlantic Avenue and Bedford Avenue. The victim was J-Walking at the time, crossing not at the crosswalk, when the driver of a 2013 black Dodge Charger hit the victim.

Officers arrived on the scene to find the 52-year-old victim lying in the road with head and body trauma. He was rushed to Interfaith Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

The driver, 35-year-old Robert Daniel, stayed at the scene and later was taken into custody and charged with vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated. 

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