Bicyclist seriously injured in hit-and-run crash in Mission Bay
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A bicyclist was hospitalized Tuesday with serious injuries after she was struck by a hit-and-run motorist in the Mission Bay area.
It happened around 8:05 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of West Mission Bay Drive, west of Ingraham Street, San Diego police Officer John Buttle said.
A 40-year-old woman was crossing West Mission Bay Drive on a bicycle from north to south when she was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound, Buttle said.
The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries, which were not believed to be life-threatening, Buttle said.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the cyclist fled the scene, Buttle said, adding that it was described as a tan or gold sedan.