A hit-and-run driver seriously injured a 34-year-old pedestrian in Greenlawn early Friday morning, Suffolk County police said.

Jose Murillo of Huntington Station was walking westbound along Pulaski Road with a group of friends when he was struck by a dark-colored sedan that fled the scene at 2:53 a.m., police said.

Murillo was taken to Huntington Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

Second Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on the crash to call them at 631-854-8252 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


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