The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Wilmington Post is currently investigating a vehicle versus bicyclist crash. The crash occurred on S.R.e 730 near mile post 10 in Union Township, Clinton County, at approximately 9:38 p.m. Sunday.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a male bicyclist was traveling southbound on S.R. 730 when he was struck from behind by a vehicle also traveling southbound on S.R. 730. The hit-skip vehicle then fled the scene. The bicyclist sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash and was airlifted by CareFlight to a local hospital, according to the state patrol.
Troopers believe the vehicle to be a Kia SUV, possibly a Sorento. It will have damage to the right front and side of the vehicle to include passenger side mirror, headlight/fog light assembly, wheel well, and bumper.
Anyone with information, who may have witnessed the crash or have any information relating to the crash is encouraged to call the Ohio State Highway Patrol – Wilmington Post at 937-382-2551.
The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol – Wilmington Post.
Submitted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.