There Was Reportedly a Hit-and-Run Outside the Public Hotel this Afternoon
Several readers alert us to a purported hit-and-run that transpired this afternoon outside the Public Hotel on Chrystie Street.
Details on the incident are not confirmed, but our tipsters spoke with investigators on scene who said that “someone was injured” in the alleged accident. It was apparently serious enough to elicit a major response from the authorities. Detectives unrolled the crime scene tape and traffic sealed.
Condition of the victim is not known, at the moment. The 5th Precinct wasn’t immediately available for comment.
major incident outside @PublicHotels on Chrystie in LES, whole streets blocked off. heard hit & run
— downtown flabby (@djcflo) September 5, 2017