Cyclist Seriously Injured, Airlifted After Hit-And-Run in Harrisonburg
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WVIR) - Harrisonburg Police are looking for the driver and car involved in a hit-and-run with a bicyclist Tuesday morning.
Crews were called to the 1000 block of South High Street around 6 a.m. The male cyclist was seriously injured and airlifted to UVA Medical Center.
Investigators say the vehicle involved is a box truck with front end damage and possibly a missing headlight.
If you know anything, call crime solvers at 540-574-5050
04/16/2019 Press Release from the Harrisonburg Police Department:
Harrisonburg, Va. – The Harrisonburg Police Department (HPD) is seeking assistance in identifying the driver and/or vehicle involved in a hit-and-run traffic crash near the 1000 block of South High Street. At approximately 0600 hours this morning, HPD, the Harrisonburg Fire Department, and the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad responded to the area for a report of a person riding a bicycle who had been struck by a vehicle. The suspect vehicle was no longer on location. The cyclist, a 38-year-old Caucasian male, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to the University of Virginia University Hospital for medical treatment.
The suspect vehicle is described as a box truck with front end damage, possibly missing a headlight. Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to contact HPD’s Major Crimes Unit at 540-437-2640. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Solvers by calling 540-574-5050 or by texting “HPD” plus their tip to CRIMES (274637).