Man in critical condition after hit-and-run accident in Albany

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are investigating a hit-and-run accident early Thursday morning.

The accident happened on Washington Avenue.

Phillip Lawrence, 50, was walking in the roadway near Winthrop Avenue when he was struck by a car which then fled the scene. Lawrence sustained a broken hip, bleeding on the brain, and internal injuries. He is in critical condition at Albany Medical Center.

At this time there are no witnesses to the accident. Police say the vehicle involved might be an early 90's Dodge Dakota pickup truck.

Anyone with information should contact the Traffic Safety Division at (518) 462-6593.

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