A horrendous video shows the driver who fled hitting a woman crossing the street

A horrible video shows the moment when a driver who fled (pictured) hits a woman crossing the street in New York

A horrendous video shows the moment when a rickety driver hits a 55-year-old woman as she was crossing a New York street before quickly backing away from the scene

  • The video shows that the car hit the woman when she crossed a street in Staten Island
  • The 55-year-old is seen flying forward and landing on the street a few meters away
  • In the video, the driver of the dark four-door sedan reverses and accelerates
  • Authorities said the incident occurred around 10.48 pm on Wednesday night
  • The woman was taken to a hospital where she was treated for back and leg pain

Valerie Edwards for Dailymail.com

A horrible video shows the moment when a driver who fled struck a woman crossing the street in New York.

The New York Police Department published the frightening footage on Wednesday and requested the public's help to identify the car and its driver.

In the video, you see a four-door blue sedan driving down a street in the Huguenot neighborhood of Staten Island.

A horrible video shows the moment when a driver who fled (pictured) hits a woman crossing the street in New York

A horrible video shows the moment when a driver who fled (pictured) hits a woman crossing the street in New York

Moments later, the car crashes into the 55-year-old woman (pictured) as she crosses Huguenot Avenue.

Moments later, the car crashes into the 55-year-old woman (pictured) as she crosses Huguenot Avenue.

Moments later, the car crashes into the 55-year-old woman (pictured) as she crosses Huguenot Avenue.

Moments later, the car is seen crashing into the 55-year-old woman as she crossed Huguenot Avenue.

Then you see the woman flying forward and landing on the street a few feet away. Police said the incident occurred around 10.48 pm on Wednesday night.

In the video, the driver immediately back down the road again and flees the scene.

A short time later, the woman was taken to Staten Island University Hospital.

Authorities said he suffered pain and bruises on his back and left leg.

The authorities urge all who have information about this incident to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

Then you see the woman flying forward and landing on the street a few feet away. Police said the incident occurred around 10.48 p.m. Wednesday night

Then you see the woman flying forward and landing on the street a few feet away. Police said the incident occurred around 10.48 p.m. Wednesday night

Then you see the woman flying forward and landing on the street a few feet away. Police said the incident occurred around 10.48 p.m. Wednesday night

In the video, the driver immediately backs off (in the picture) back on the road and flees the scene. A short time later, the woman was taken to Staten Island University Hospital. Authorities said he suffered pain and bruises on his back and left leg

In the video, the driver immediately backs off (in the picture) back on the road and flees the scene. A short time later, the woman was taken to Staten Island University Hospital. Authorities said he suffered pain and bruises on his back and left leg

In the video, the driver immediately backs off (in the picture) back on the road and flees the scene. A short time later, the woman was taken to Staten Island University Hospital. Authorities said he suffered pain and bruises on his back and left leg

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