From the blotter
Police seek car that hit cyclist downtown
Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 03:41 PM
Austin police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a person who was driving a car that hit a 27-year-old bicyclist at Lavaca and Fifth streets about 2:30 a.m. June 23, police said in a statement.
The cyclist was hit from behind by a car that fled the scene, the statement said. Witnesses told a friend of the cyclist that the suspect vehicle was a taxi cab, the document said.
The cyclist’s friend took him to an area hospital with serious injuries that are not considered life-threatening, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Vehicular Homicide Detectives at 974-4761.
If you know anything call that number.
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