Bicyclist Wounded; Hit-And-Run Motorist Sought

The collision happened on Friday on Outpost Drive near Mulholland.

By Jason Kandel
|  Sunday, Jul 1, 2012  |  Updated 3:42 PM PDT
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Cops Seek Driver Who Struck Bicyclist

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Police on Sunday were searching for a driver who hit and critically injured a 55-year-old bicyclist.

The bicyclist was hit on Friday at 4 p.m., as he rode on Outpost Drive near Mulholland Drive.

Police said he was hit by a driver believed to be in a rust colored, late model, Jeep Cherokee. It was last seen traveling south on Outpost.

Police said the driver faces felony hit and run charges.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Traffic Division Detective Section at (213) 473-0234.

During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).

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