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Bicyclist struck by hit-and-run driver in Riviera Beach

Posted at 7:15 AM, Jun 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-21 08:51:36-04

Police said a 48-year-old man riding a bicycle was struck by a hit-and-run driver Thursday morning in Riviera Beach. 

The incident occurred Blue Heron Boulevard and Broadway Avenue at 5:53 a.m.

Police spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said it is believed that the man was hit by a dark-colored Mazda that continued northbound after the impact.

The bicyclist was transported to a nearby hospital by Riviera Beach Fire Rescue with possibly life-threatening injuries. Brown said the man's condition is currently listed as stable.

Around 7:55 a.m., all lanes of traffic were back open after the intersection was closed.

Anyone with related to the case is urged to contact Riviera Beach Police at (561) 845-4123 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.