At this time, no charges have been filed against the taxi driver.

On Saturday, April 6 at approximately 11:15 p.m. Citty of Newburgh Police responded to the area of 780 Broadway for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle.

Upon arrival, officer observed a male, unresponsive in the roadway. The man, identified as Juan Solis, 38, of Newburgh was transported St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital by ambulance.

Solis is listed as being in serious but stable condition.

The vehicle that struck Solis was a yellow taxi driven by Bruce Minter, 52, of New Windsor. Minter remained on the scene and was cooperative. There are no charges being filed at this time.


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