Leesburg PD Seeks Witnesses to Hit-and-Run Crash

The Leesburg Police Department is asking for help finding the driver of a vehicle that struck and severely injured a bicyclist Sunday night.

At approximately 9 p.m., a 57-year-old Leesburg man was attempting to cross the Leesburg Bypass in the area of Edwards Ferry Road when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver did not stop and continued northbound.

The cyclist sustained severe head injuries and remains hospitalized. A passing motorist saw the victim lying in the road and stopped to offer assistance.

The victim said the vehicle may have been a dark green Jeep Cherokee.

Investigators are asking that if anyone with any information regarding the case to contact Detective Drogin at 703-771-4541. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent via TIPSUBMIT. Text “LPDTIP” plus your message to 274637.

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