UNIONDALE - Police say a man was struck by a hit-and-run driver while trying to cross the street in Uniondale.

According to police, the man was walking across Jerusalem Avenue at Greengrove Avenue when the driver plowed into him and kept going.The unidentified 52-year-old is in critical condition with severe head and chest injuries. Police say the driver took off eastbound in a white minivan, possibly a Dodge or Chrysler.