Driver flees after hitting bicyclist

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SAN DIEGO — A 55-year-old bicyclist suffered a severe leg injury Saturday in a hit-and-run collision on a Bay Park street, authorities reported.

The woman was pedaling to the east up a hill in the 2700 block of Clairemont Drive when a dark-blue compact sedan struck her from behind shortly before 8 a.m., according to San Diego police. The driver did not stop and left the area, Sgt. Ray Battrick said.

Medics took the victim to a hospital for treatment of a serious injury to her left ankle.

The crash knocked a passenger-side mirror off the vehicle. Investigators believe the car also sustained visible front-end damage.

Anyone with information that might help police identify the involve motorist was asked to call SDPD dispatch at 619-531-2000.

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