Hit and Run to Bicyclist in the 5200 block of E. Marginal

Just shortly before 2:00 a.m. on 8/5/11, officers responded to the 5200 block of E. Marginal Wy S. to a report of a hit and run to a bicyclist. Officers arrived and contacted the victim, a 25-year-old man.

Seattle Fire responded and treated the victim before transporting him to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

A witness told officers that the suspect and the victim were traveling S/B when the suspect struck the victim bicyclist. The suspect then drove away and the witness followed. The suspect stopped off at a fast food drive-thru and the witness was able to get the vehicle’s license plate number.

Officers responded to the home of the registered owner and located the suspect vehicle but not the driver. The vehicle was impounded to the SPD processing room.

Traffic Collision Investigators responded and processed the scene. This investigation is on-going.