69-year-old driver arrested after striking pedestrian in Bay Ridge

December 5, 2017 Jaime DeJesus
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A 69-year-old man was arrested for striking a 30-year-old female pedestrian in Bay Ridge on Tuesday, December 5.

Police say that at around 7:50 a.m. the driver, Jin Lau, made a right turn from 86th Street onto Dahlgren Place and hit the woman.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a white van and said that the victim was dragged for a few feet before the driver noticed he had hit her. They also report hearing loud screams following the accident.

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The victim was removed to an area hospital. Authorities say her condition is unknown.

Lau was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care.


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