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Hit-and-run driver leaves cyclist seriously injured

Hit-and-run driver leaves cyclist seriously injured
Posted at 12:28 PM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 08:27:31-04

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police is asking for the public’s help to find the person responsible for a hit-and-run crash that left a cyclist with serious injuries.

The incident occurred in Westmoreland County on July 14, 2019.

A woman was riding her bicycle on Ridge Road (Route 205) at approximately 8:10 a.m. when she was struck by a vehicle. That vehicle left the scene of the crash, according to police.

Witnesses described the vehicle as an older model blue sedan. A passenger-side mirror was left at the scene and according to part numbers is police believe the car involved is a 1995-2005 Chevrolet Cavalier.

The victim in the crash was transported to Mary Washington Hospital with serious injuries.

Virginia State Police says the hit-and-run incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this crash is encouraged to call the Virginia State Police at 804-553-3445 or contact them by email at questions@vsp.virginia.gov.