According to her manager, she is in a critical condition at Sinai Morningside hospital, where she is being treated for “substantial injuries”.
Police say they were called to the scene at around 6.30pm local time (11.30pm BST), saying in a statement to Variety: “Upon arrival, officers observed a 65-year-old female pedestrian lying on the roadway with severe head trauma.
“EMS responded to the location and transported the aided female to Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s Hospital, where she remains in critical condition.”
No arrests have been made.
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Banes starred as Marybeth Elliott in Gone Girl, as well as Bonnie in the Tom Cruise film Cocktail.
She has also appeared in TV shows like Son Of The Beach and Nashville, as well as having turns on stage in productions such as High Society and Present Laughter.