Clifton Park

Troopers seek help in Saturday Clifton Park hit-and-run

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries, state police say

CLIFTON PARK — A late Saturday hit-and-run crash left a pedestrian in serious condition and police searching for the driver, state police said.

The crash happened at about 11:48 p.m. at Crescent and Lapp roads in Clifton Park.

The victim, 21, was struck in a crosswalk and the driver fled the scene eastbound on Crescent, state police said.

The pedestrian was taken to Albany Medical Center in serious, but stable condition, troopers said.

Also: Police: Pedestrian struck early Saturday in Schenectady; Driver flees, Oct. 28, 2018

State police initially described the vehicle as a blue or gray Hyundai with extensive front passenger side damage. An investigator later refined that description to a Hyundai Sante Fe, possible model years from 2007 to 2009.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at 518-583-7000.

The crash was the second hit-and-run incident involving a pedestrian in the area Saturday. Another person was seriously injured about 2:30 a.m. in Schenectady. Police have located that vehicle, but reported no arrests Sunday.

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