Posted: Nov 29, 2009 11:19 PM by Jthibodeaux
Updated: Nov 29, 2009 11:19 PM
On November 29, 2009, at approximately 12:05 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 4800 block of West Congress Street regarding a crash involving a bicyclist. The victim, a 51 year old male of Duson, was traveling on the shoulder of the 4800 block of West Congress Street, when a vehicle traveling the same direction struck him. The victim was ejected from his bicycle and struck a wooden utility pole. The suspect vehicle fled the scene. The victim was transported to an area hospital and is listed in critical condition.
Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect is encouraged to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.