Bicyclist struck by hit & run driver in Des Moines Tuesday morning

Des Moines Police say that a 53-year old male bicyclist was struck by a hit & run driver on Tuesday morning, Sept. 4.

The victim was traveling on the shoulder of Kent-Des Moines Road near 10th Ave South (map below), when a vehicle (a possibly) late model Nissan Sentra gray in color left the roadway and struck the bicyclist from behind.

This suspect vehicle – which fled the scene – is now missing a passenger side mirror.

The bicyclist has been transported to Highline Medical Center for additional treatment.

Des Moines Police Officers are continuing to investigate this hit & run incident.

Police say the victim has “significant injuries.”

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