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A shocking incident unfolded in Manhattan over the weekend as a man suffered a fractured skull after being struck by a modified sports car while capturing its reckless donut maneuvers on video, Your Content has learned.
The alarming footage captured the moment when the man’s life took a terrifying turn during an illegal street race in Hudson Square on Saturday.
Late in the night, around midnight, the 23-year-old victim was documenting the dangerous exploits of the driver at the busy intersection of Vandam and Greenwich Streets.
The car, adorned with the conspicuous ‘Tyler Spec’ emblem in vibrant yellow, showcased a high-performance makeover that attracted attention.
Little did the victim know that his attempt to record the spectacle would result in a life-threatening situation.
Immediately following the incident, the driver, described by authorities as a fair-skinned individual, swiftly fled the scene, leaving the critically injured victim behind.
Emergency services rushed to the location and promptly transported the victim to Bellevue Hospital, where he remains in critical condition even as Sunday night approaches.
This distressing incident serves as a stark reminder of the dangers associated with illegal street racing and the risks individuals take when attempting to document such activities.
Law enforcement agencies are actively investigating the incident and seeking any information that could lead to the apprehension of the responsible driver, according to The Daily Mail.