Cyclist critically injured in hit-and-run crash

Updated: 06/10/2014 4:36 PM | Created: 06/10/2014 11:18 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed,

A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle while riding his bike on Highway 66 on Friday.

According to the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department, the vehicle struck the man near the county line in the East Mountain area. The vehicle then fled the scene and left the cyclist critically injured on the side of the road.

A passerby stopped to check on the cyclist and called 911. The cyclist suffered severe head and leg injuries.

Deputies believe the offender may be driving a 1990s model Ford truck. Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 505-798-7000.

Photo: MGN

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