Man critical after being struck by US Postal Service truck in Manhattan

A 59-year-old man is in critical condition after he was struck by a U.S. Post Office truck traveling straight ahead on a Manhattan street on Sunday morning, police said.

The victim, not identified as of yet, was reported in critical condition at Bellevue Hospital with multiple injuries.

The incident occurred at 11:45 a.m. on May 10 in front of 46 West 14th St., between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Sources said the driver of the postal truck was traveling eastbound on West 14th Street when the victim was said to have walked into the street in the middle of the nearly empty block.

Police from the 6th and 10th Precincts raced to the scene where they found the victim next to the passenger side back wheel of the truck, about four feet from the curb. EMS rushed the victim, unconscious to the hospital.


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