Cyclist suffers serious injuries after being hit by car

The vehicle fled the scene of the accident Friday night


MONROE, Mich. – The Monroe County Sheriff Department is searching for a driver that hit a bicyclist then fled the scene Friday night.

The accident happened right before midnight on Telegraph Road just south of 7th Street in Monroe Township. Deputies say 39-year-old Johnathon Abercrombie was riding his bicycle southbound on the shoulder of Telegraph Road when he was struck by a dark colored sedan. The vehicle did not stop and continued southbound.

Mr. Abercrombie was transported to a local hospital where he is recovering from serious injuries. Deputies are still searching for the suspect vehicle.

The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Monroe County Sheriff Department at 734-240-7700.