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Police Search For Motorist In SUV Driver Who Fleed After Crashing Into Uber Driver In Bay Shore

Police are looking for an SUV driver who fleed after crashing into an Uber driver on the eastbound lane of Union Boulevard, approximately 25 feet east of Montgomery Avenue in Bay Shore.
Police are looking for an SUV driver who fleed after crashing into an Uber driver on the eastbound lane of Union Boulevard, approximately 25 feet east of Montgomery Avenue in Bay Shore. Photo Credit: Google Maps

Police are looking for an SUV driver who fleed after crashing into an Uber driver on Long Island. 

An Uber driver was allegedly attacked by two passengers on Union Boulevard on May 11 at approximately 1:35 a.m., said Suffolk County Police.

After the attack, the victim reportedly stood on the eastbound lane of Union Boulevard, approximately 25 feet east of Montgomery Avenue, when he was hit by a white SUV or van that fled the scene, according to police.

The victim, a 26-year-old Brightwaters man, was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for treatment of a broken pelvis, injuries to his right leg and a broken scapula, police said.

The men that allegedly attacked the driver were arrested for the assault, according to police.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. 

Anyone with information can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or send an email here.

All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential, said police.

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