Bicyclist struck by hit-and-run driver

Kim Powell

Bicyclist struck by hit-and-run driver

CREATED Jul. 30, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Police are looking for a red or maroon SUV that struck a 46-year-old bicyclist in the northeast part of the valley on Tuesday night.

It happened just before 8 p.m. Tuesday near Christy Lane and Lake Mead Boulevard.

Las Vegas police said the SUV was driving eastbound on Lake Mead when it ran a stop light and struck the bicyclist.

The driver then left the scene.

The victim was transported to University Medical Center with minor injuries.

Northbound Christy Lane and eastbound Lake Mead were closed while crews investigated.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Las Vegas police at 702-828-3342 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.