Skateboarder In Critical Condition After Double Hit-And-Run In Brooklyn

Crown Heights

A 25-year-old man is in critical condition at Kings County Hospital after police said he was struck by at least one car Wednesday morning in Crown Heights.

The incident happened on Eastern Parkway and Rochester Avenue at around 2:30 A.M.

According to reports, the man was hit while riding his skateboard, and the driver or drivers fled the scene.

At this point, the victim's name is unclear, but a friend told PIX 11 that he's sometimes referred to as Casper.

Anyone with any information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. Tipsters can also submit information at or by texting CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577.

All calls are confidential.

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