Hit-&-Run Driver Leaves Cyclist, Mangled Bike on Philadelphia Street

A hit-and-run driver left a bicyclist in critical condition after a crash in West Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

The wreck left the unidentified cyclist’s bike mangled in the middle of 52nd Street near Spruce Street around 2:20 a.m. The force of impact threw the cyclist to the asphalt, said police.

Medics rushed the 46-year-old man to Presbyterian Hospital where he was listed in critical but stable condition with a head injury and possible rib fractures, said Philadelphia Police.

Police hoped surveillance video could help them identify a suspect since no one witnessed the crash. they said the vehicle that struck the man appeared to be white or silver.

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