CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A bicyclist is recovering after being hit by a car Tuesday evening in Charlottesville.

Emergency crews responded to the intersection of Jefferson Park Avenue and Lane Road near UVA Medical Center just before 5:30 p.m. There, they found a bicycle rider had been struck by a car and the driver had left the scene.

The cyclist is doing OK and refused treatment from emergency personnel. The driver of the car was located and is now facing charges of reckless driving and hit-and-run.