Car strikes bicycle rider, flees scene

Bicyclist struck by car in Springfield. (Photo/The Observer)
Bicyclist struck by car in Springfield. (Photo/provided)

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – Springfield police are investigating a hit and run crash involving a bicycle.

Police say the cyclist was hit at Plum and North streets around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

They say the victim suffered serious head injuries.

The driver of the car fled the scene, but police caught up to him a short time later to make an arrest.

The bike rider was taken to the hospital for treatment. His condition is not known. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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