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Dramatic New York hit-run caught on tape

A man is seen trying to escape a hit and run caught on tape in New York. He was not seriously injured.

May 8, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Dramatic surveillance video captured a hit and run crash and also helped find the driver.

The video shows a driver hitting a man and sending him flying through the air. He came within inches of hitting two other people. But amazingly, no one was seriously hurt.

Thanks to the video, police caught the hit and run driver within just a few minutes. Police aren't sure if he was targeting the victim.