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Man critical after car accident in Oakland Gdns

The windshield of the vehicle involved in the accident appears smashed. Photo by Christina Santucci
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OAKLAND GARDENS — A 56-year-old man was listed in critical condition after he was hit by a car in Oakland Gardens Monday night, police said.

According to the NYPD, officers responded to a call for a pedestrian who was struck by a car at about 9:30 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Cloverdale Boulevard and 64th Avenue in Oakland Gardens.

The pedestrian had been trying to cross the street when he was hit by a vehicle driven by a 89-year-old man, police said.

The driver of the car remained at the scene and no criminality was suspected, according to the NYPD. The pedestrian was taken to North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and was initially listed in critical condition, according to police.

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