Jan. 14, 2022 By Michael Dorgan
A pedestrian was fatally struck by an unlicensed SUV driver in Middle Village Thursday night.
The victim, a 57-year-old man, was on the roadway in the vicinity of Metropolitan Avenue and Rentar Plaza when he was hit by a 2007 Cadillac Escalade driven by a 46-year-old man, according to police.
Police responded to a 911 call at around 7:45 p.m. and upon arrival, found the victim lying on the road with body trauma.
The victim was transported by EMS to NYC Health & Hospitals/ Elmhurst where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the Escalade, who is from 75th Street in Middle Village, was arrested and charged with driving without a license.
The investigation is ongoing and the NYPD did not provide any further details
The identity of the deceased is pending family notification.