Florida troopers search for driver who fled after crashing into Pasco bicyclist, leaving him seriously injured

Passenger side mirror knocked off hit-and-run suspect vehicle in Pasco County. (Provided by FHP)

Florida Highway Patrol troopers are searching for the driver who fled after colliding with a bicyclist in Pasco County.

The crash occurred Saturday around 10:17 p.m. According to investigators, the vehicle, identified as a gray Nissan Altima, was headed west on Lake Patience Road in Land O' Lakes.

Meanwhile, a bicyclist, a 55-year-old man from Hudson, was also traveling west when the driver crashed into him near the American Plaza Boulevard intersection.

Troopers said the driver fled in their vehicle, but a passenger side mirror was left behind at the crash scene. They said they were able to identify the suspect's vehicle as a gray Nissan Altima.

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The bicyclist had serious injuries following the hit-and-run crash.

Anyone with information on the driver's whereabouts or identity is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-874-8477.