Harrisonburg Police Department Press Release:

Harrisonburg, Va. – A suspect has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run involving a bicyclist early Tuesday morning near the 1000 block of South High Street. The cyclist, a 38-year-old male, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to the University of Virginia Hospital where he is still receiving medical treatment.

On April 18, 2019, Dashawn A. Baird, 35, of Staunton was charged with Hit-and-Run – property damage or injury.

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).