- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 13, 2016

WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Police on Long Island are seeking the public’s help in finding the driver in a hit-and-run accident that has left a 70-year-old Nassau County rabbi with serious injuries.

County police detectives say a white Dodge Ram pick-up truck was traveling south on Hempstead Avenue in West Hempstead around 7:30 p.m. Monday when it struck Rabbi Jordon Kelener as he attempted to cross the street in front of the Young Israel Jewish Center.

Police say the driver fled the scene.

Kelener was found by a passerby and taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he’s listed in serious but stable condition.

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