Video shows driver hit cyclist, move bike and then drive off

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Police released new video from a hit-and-run on a Middletown street Friday that left a 66-year-old bicyclist seriously hurt.

Police said the victim was riding near the intersection of India and West Washington streets about 1:30 p.m. when he was hit by a blue or gray 2005 Dodge Caravan with Georgia license number RRJ7004. The vehicle may have a shattered windshield, according to San Diego police.

Following the collision, the driver of the minivan fled, possibly back toward Interstate 5, police said.

Paramedics took the victim to a hospital for treatment of a life- threatening head injury, police said.

Police are now searching for information about three people who were reportedly inside the van. Officers posted a video to the San Diego Police Department Facebook page Saturday asking the public for help identifying them.

Officers are asking anyone who sees the vehicle to call 911. They are also asking the driver and passengers to call 619-531-2000.

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