Vehicle hits cyclist, then drives off


Richmond County authorities searched today for the motorist whose vehicle hit and injured a bicyclist late Wednesday.

The victim, 67-year-old David Dunbar, is in critical condition with a head injury at Georgia Regents Medical Center after being hit in the westbound lane of Heard Avenue about 11:30 p.m. A witness told police the vehicle was turning off of Wrightsboro Road onto Heard when the incident occurred.

According to a police statement, the vehicle was described only as a dark-colored sedan.

A traffic reports states the bicyclist was at fault for the crash for riding a bicycle in the westbound lane in close proximity to a pedestrian crosswalk against traffic.



Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:23

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