Posted on Aug 09, 2023

Bicycle rider struck by hit-and-run driver in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, NM - Police said a driver left the scene after hitting a bicyclist in Santa Fe last week, reports the Santa Fe New Mexican.

Officers responded to Old Pecos Trail on Aug. 1 after the hit-and-run occurred sometime before 6:16 a.m.  According to investigators, a 49-year-old man was riding a bicycle south when he was struck from behind by a vehicle.

The bicycle rider was seriously injured in the collision.  The driver involved did not stop to help, according to investigators.

The vehicle being sought was described as a white and gold sedan. Anyone with information regarding the incident was asked to contact the Santa Fe Police Department.