(Update) Bicyclist Seriously Injured In Harbor Island Hit And Run

Police are searching for a motorist who struck a cyclist on Harbor Island on Thursday night and sped away.

Witnesses found the bloodied and seriously injured cyclist lying in the street at 11 Ave. S.W. and S.W. Spokane St around 8:20 PM and called 911.

Seattle Fire Department Medics responded and transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Traffic Collision Investigation (TCIS) detectives also responded to the scene and are investigating the case. Detectives believe the victim was struck while riding westbound along Spokane Street.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to please call them at (206) 684-8923 or 911.

(Update)

Detectives have reason to believe the suspect vehicle is light metallic blue and is missing the right side mirror.  The vehicle should have damage to the front bumper as well as heavy damage to the windshield.  The suspect’s vehicle had been traveling westbound at the time of the collision and likely continued over the lower bridge and into West Seattle.  Detectives are asking anyone with information to please call TCIS Detective Andrew Norton at (206) 684-8934.

(Update x2)

Detectives have identified the type of car that struck the bicyclist as a Saturn S series car. the car is painted metallic blue and after the crash was missing it’s passenger side mirror. A section of the bumper was also left at the scene of the crime. Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crime or have seen a car matching the description to please call Detective Norton at (206) 684-8934.

Pictures are of a similar car and not the suspect’s vehicle.

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