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Two Hurt on LI in Separate Hit-and-Run Crashes

Two Hurt on LI in Separate Hit-and-Run Crashes

Levittown (WALK) - Double searches are under way for a pair of hit-and-run drivers, both of whom put very young victims in the hospital yesterday.

The latest accident happened on Hempstead Turnpike. A 14-year-old girl was struck by an eastbound car as she tried to cross the road near Shelter Lane, not far from the Tri County Flea Market. She was then hit by two other cars. The first car didn't stop but the other two did, according to police.

The car that didn't stop is described as a brown or tan four-door sedan. The victim is at the hospital with multiple trauma injuries. Her name has not been released.

Earlier in the day in Middle Island, a Holtsville woman was also injured in a hit-and-run. Lisa Andronica, 22, was walking along Wilson Avenue around 3 AM when she was struck by a dark-colored box truck that was headed south. The driver didn't stop.

Andronica is now at Stony Brook University Hospital. She is in serious condition, according to police.

Anyone who has any information about the hit-and-run in Levittown is asked to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at (800) 244-TIPS. Anyone with information about the hit-and-run in Middel Island is asked to contact Suffolk Crime Stoppers at (800) 220-TIPS.

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