Soundview hit-and-run victim Luciano Hernandez dies at Jacobi Medical Center

The man struck by a car near News 12 The Bronx's studio in Soundview Thursday has died at Jacobi Medical Center. Luciano Hernandez was hit

Luciano Hernandez had been in the hospital since

Luciano Hernandez had been in the hospital since being hit by a car Thursday. (Credit: News 12 The Bronx)

SOUNDVIEW - The man struck by a car near News 12 The Bronx's studio in Soundview Thursday has died at Jacobi Medical Center.

Luciano Hernandez was hit by a car Thursday in front of Western Beef near Soundview Avenue.

The driver, 72-year-old James Coleman, allegedly took off and was later arrested. Coleman has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, vehicular assault, operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs and driving without a license.

Coleman will be back in court on Wednesday.

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