UPDATE: Police investigating hit-and-run that left bicyclist seriously injured

UPDATE: Police investigating hit-and-run that left bicyclist seriously injured
Westbound Ajo Way was closed at the I-19 overpass because of a serious collision involving a bicyclist on Tuesday morning, March 12. (Source: Tucson Police Department)
A bicyclist was struck on Tuesday, March 12, on Ajo Way at the I-19 overpass. (Source: Tucson Police Department)
A bicyclist was struck on Tuesday, March 12, on Ajo Way at the I-19 overpass. (Source: Tucson Police Department)

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Tucson police are looking for a driver who left the scene after hitting a bicyclist on West Ajo Way at the I-19 overpass on Tuesday, March 12.

Police shut down westbound lanes of Ajo while they investigated the collision, which happened at about 6:30 a.m. The road was open again shortly after 9 a.m.

Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to gather information about the suspect vehicle. If you are a witness, please call 88-CRIME.

According to Sgt. Pete Dugan of the Tucson Police Department, the victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

No further information was immediately available.

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