Hit-and-Run Driver Wanted after Seriously Injuring 53-Year-Old Bicyclist
RAMONA, CA (October 2, 2019) – A 53-year-old cyclist, identified as Michelle Scott, remains on life support after a hit-and-run crash in Ramona.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 6:30 AM. Due to unknown reasons, a black 2019 Ford Edge swerved onto the shoulder. There, it struck the bicyclist near Dye Road.
Scott was ejected from her bicycle as a result of the collision. Several bystanders, including a nurse, stopped to help. Emergency responders later airlifted Scott to a hospital with major injuries. Updates on her current condition remain unknown.
Meanwhile, the Ford driver did not stop to render aid and fled the area with Scott’s bicycle still lodged up in the front grill. Authorities also discovered that the vehicle had stolen license plates. Anyone with information can call the CHP’s El Cajon office at (619) 401-2000.
When involved in a crash, do not attempt to leave the scene. Report the incident and wait for the police. Strictly follow the rules of the road to ensure everyone’s safety.
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