Cops ID man critically hurt in East Islip hit-and-run

A man is in critical condition after he was struck by a driver who fled the scene in East Islip, police say.

A man is in critical condition after he was struck by a driver who fled the scene in East Islip, police say.

A man is in critical condition after he was struck by a driver who fled the scene in East Islip, police say. (4/4/15)

EAST ISLIP - A man is in critical condition after he was struck by a driver who fled the scene in East Islip, police say.

Police say 49-year-old Jimmy Rice, of Brentwood, was struck as he was crossing Carleton Avenue south of Sunrise Highway at around 3 a.m. Saturday.

Police say the suspect may have been driving a pickup truck.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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