Bicyclist seriously injured in Hernando County hit-and-run crash

A 59-year-old man suffered serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle along US-41 near Southern Hills Blvd. in Brooksville, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

It happened around 9:40 p.m. Friday.

Troopers say the man was riding a bicycle with lights was crossing US-41 when he was hit by what is believed to be a passenger vehicle that was traveling southbound in the center lane of US-41. 

The bicyclist suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital.

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According to FHP, the driver fled the scene following the crash.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the FHP by calling 813-558-1800 or *FHP. Those with information may also contact Crime Stoppers at **TIPS.

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