SAN DIEGO — Police say a driver took off after hitting a bicyclist in the Chollas View area Saturday night.
The crash was reported around 7:30 p.m. on 47th Street near Highway 94 and Gompers Preparatory Academy. When officers arrived, they found a cyclist suffering from a serious head injury. The rider was rushed to the hospital.
Police said the crash was considered a felony hit-and-run. Investigators closed 47th between Hilltop Drive and C Street, and officers continued the search for the driver, who was last seen headed south on 47th.
We will update this developing story as we learn more.