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Hit-and-run driver critically injures cyclist in the Bronx: police

Posted at 8:51 AM, Jul 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-21 21:45:08-04

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a cyclist in the Bronx Friday, leaving the victim critically injured, NYPD officials said.

The intersection of East 141st Street and Willis Avenue in the Bronx is pictured. (Google Maps)

The cyclist was struck near East 141st Street and Willis Avenue in the Mott Haven section of the borough around 6:33 a.m., police said.

The victim was transported to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, according to police.

Investigators are looking for a gray Volvo they said fled the scene.

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