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VIDEO: Teen Cyclist Struck and Seriously Hurt by Hit-and-Run SUV Driver

By Aidan Gardiner | August 22, 2017 3:09pm
 Video shows the driver hit the girl and then drive off from the East Flatbush intersection, police said.
Video shows the driver hit the girl and then drive off from the East Flatbush intersection, police said.
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BROOKLYN — Dramatic video released Tuesday shows an SUV driver knocking a 16-year-old girl off her bike in East Flatbush and and then speeding away, police said.

Police are still searching for the SUV involved in the June 10 hit-and-run that left the victim seriously injured, they said.

The 16-year-old, whose name hasn't been released, was riding west on Farragut Road and had reached East 39th Street when the driver of Chevy Suburban heading north on the street hit her about 11:15 a.m., NYPD officials said.

The Suburban, which police said may have New York plates, can be seen in the video knocking the girl into the intersection before speeding away.

The victim was seriously injured before being treated at and released from Kings County Hospital, police said. It wasn't immediately clear when she was released.

The Suburban's driver hadn't been arrested as of Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).