LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – A bicyclist was left with critical injuries on Monday evening after a hit-and-run crash in the east valley.

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, a bicyclist was struck while attempting to cross Sahara Avenue from north to south, west of the intersection with South Lamb Boulevard, around 6:54 p.m. The vehicle that struck the bicyclist — identified as a 2010 Mazda 3 — collided with the bicyclist, knocking him to the ground, and fled the scene.

Arriving medical personnel transported the bicyclist to Sunrise Hospital, where he remains in “critical condition.”

Police located the Mazda a short time later, though it was unoccupied.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Collision Investigation Section at 702-828-3060. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, visit, or use the app “P3.” Messages and data rates may apply. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.


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