THE BRONX — A man was the victim of a hit-and-run in the Edenwald area of the Bronx on Friday night, police said.
The unidentified man, believed to be in his 50s according to police, was struck by a vehicle outside 4062 Baychester Avenue in the middle of the road at 8.15 pm.
Police from the 47th Precinct responded to the 911 call, and found the victim lying in the roadway, unconscious and unresponsive with severe trauma to his head and body, police said.
EMS responders declared the victim dead on the scene.
An initial police investigation determined that the man was hit by a white van that had been traveling eastbound on Baychester Avenue in the left hand lane, police said.
The van driver appeared to have fled the scene, and police said they had not been able to track the driver down Saturday.
The investigation into the incident is still ongoing, police said.
Anyone with any information about the incident can contact Crime Stoppers at their website, or by calling 1-866-313-8477.