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Sacramento police seek vehicle in hit-and-run collision that injured bicyclist

Sacramento police seek information about a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision Monday night that seriously injured a bicyclist.

Police responded to the area of Raley Boulevard near Ascot Avenue, south of Rio Linda, about 11 p.m. Police investigators learned that a 46-year-old bicyclist was traveling in the southbound lane of Raley Boulevard. The bicycle apparently did not have lights and was struck from behind by an unknown vehicle, according to a Police Department news release.

The bicyclist was taken by Sacramento fire personnel to an area hospital with head and internal injuries. A number of witnesses stopped to assist the bicyclist, but police would like to talk to additional witnesses or anyone with information regarding the vehicle involved in the crash.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357. Tips also may be texted to 274637. Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.