Police searching for hit-and-run driver that injured bicyclist

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – An investigation is under way into a hit-and-run crash in Rancho Bernardo in which a bicyclist who had been drinking was struck by a car and seriously injured, police said.

A man was riding his bicycle in the bike lane on Pomerado Road, near Caminito Vecinos shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday when he was struck from behind by a car, according to San Diego police Officer David Stafford.

Medics took the man to a hospital to treat abrasions, bruises and a slight fracture to his vertebrae, Stafford said.

The man had been drinking and would not give information to police, Stafford said, adding that there was no description of the motorist who fled the scene before help arrived.

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