11.7.19 | by Adam Balhetchet | MIDTOWN, Manhattan – A pedestrian was critically struck by a hit and run driver around 11:40 pm Thursday at West 40th St & 8th Ave within the confines of the Midtown South Precinct. The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The driver in a white Honda Accord with Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) plates was stopped at West 45th St & 8th Ave. That is where the driver was arrested and transported to the Midtown South Precinct. Inside the vehicle, a Lyft Driver app is displayed on a tablet and a “Dominican Republic” flag is seen in the vehicle as well. NYPD Highway’s Collision Investigation Squad was on the scene investigating.