Suffolk County police are asking for the public’s help in finding the hit-and-run driver that struck a man in Yaphank and left him for dead last week, authorities said.
A pedestrian walking on the northbound shoulder of Yaphank Middle Island Road when he was hit by an SUV between Main Street and the Middle Island Country Club at 6 p.m. Jan. 18, police said.
Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers suspect that the vehicle is possibly a 2002 or 2003 charcoal gray Toyota 4Runner, similar to the one in the photo. The passenger-side mirror broke off at the scene and the vehicle may have sustained damage to the rear passenger side quarter panel.
The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.