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VIDEO: Driver Doing Donuts In Manhattan Slams Into Spectator

New York, NY – Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that was doing donuts in Hudson Square early on Saturday morning and ran over a spectator (video below).

The New York Police Department (NYPD) said the incident occurred just after midnight on March 19 at the intersection of Vandam and Greenwich streets, the New York Post reported.

Videos from the scene showed a red Infiniti drifting in circles at the center of a group of more than 100 spectators who blocked the streets.

As the car did donuts in the street, the video showed that two of the spectators got closer to the moving car with arms extended and cell phones in their hands.

The video showed that a third man went to get close as well but then he suddenly tripped.

He fell to the ground directly in front of the spinning Infiniti, the video showed.

The video ended as the victim was pinned beneath the moving car.

Police said the 23-year-old victim taken to Bellevue Hospital for treatment in critical condition, the New York Post reported.

The impact of the spinning vehicle left him with a fractured skull, a brain injury, and severe trauma to his body.

NYPD said the driver of the Infiniti fled eastbound on Vandam Street, the New York Post reported.

He has not yet been identified or apprehended.

NYPD released video of the incident and asked for help from the public to identify the driver, the New York Post reported.

Watch the incident unfold in the video below:

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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