Vancouver police are investigating a hit-and-run Tuesday morning that sent an elderly cyclist to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The cyclist, a man in his 70s, was rising near Fourth Avenue and Collingwood Street shortly before 10 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop.
The man was taken to hospital and remains in serious condition.
According to a police press release, witness reports suggest a taxi may have been involved.
The department’s collision investigation unit is leading the investigation and has identified a suspect.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call investigators at 604-717-3012.