Hit-and-Run Accident Causes Bicyclist to Suffer Serious Injuries
A 53-year-old man who was riding a bicycle on Old Hickory Boulevard in Nashville early Wednesday was struck by a vehicle and suffered serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle that struck the man then sped away from the accident scene, and police are still looking for him or her.
According to a report by WSMV.com, the accident occurred at around 5 a.m. in the Lakewood area of Nashville. After the accident occurred, emergency responders arrived at the scene and quickly transported the bicyclist to Skyline Medical Center to receive treatment, and he was most recently listed in serious condition.
Officers with Metro Nashville Police are still working to determine the identity of the driver that struck the bicyclist, but they say that no witnesses have come forward with information. Police also say that the bicyclist was wearing a reflective vest when he was struck by the vehicle.