SUNNYVALE (CBS SF) — A bicyclist who suffered life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run collision in Sunnyvale Monday morning is in critical condition, a city Department of Public Safety spokesman said.

A 67-year-old woman was riding her bicycle on East Fremont Avenue east of Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road where a white vehicle hit her around 10:30 a.m., Department of Public Safety Capt. Shawn Ahearn said.

Officers responded to the scene on a report of a collision involving major injuries and spoke with witnesses, Ahearn said.

The bicyclist was transported to a hospital for injuries considered life-threatening, Ahearn said.

The suspect driver sped away in a vehicle described as a white four-door sedan, possibly a late model Acura, seen heading east on East Fremont Avenue and south on Wolfe Road, according to Ahearn.

The car may have damage on its front bumper and hood area, Ahearn said.

The vehicle and driver, who had dark hair in a ponytail, haven’t been located as of this afternoon. There was no video surveillance of the collision captured from neighboring businesses, he said.

Investigators haven’t determined whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the collision, according to Ahearn.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run is asked to call investigator Dzanh Le of the Department of Public Safety’s Major Accident Investigation Team at (408) 730-7109.

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  1. Seth M says:

    C’ mon now….is this even a real story, y’ all? A 67 year-old hag riding a bike in Sunnyvale. I don’t believe this nonsense. I mean Sunnyvale is a city of BMWs and Teslas and we don’t have no oldies riding bikes like it is the South.