CPD: Motorcylist in critical condition after weekend hit-and-run

CPD: Motorcylist in critical condition after weekend hit-and-run

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department's Traffic Safety Unit is investigating a hit-and-run involving a motorcyclist that happened this past weekend.

Officials said the collision occurred just after 10:30 p.m. on July 7 at the 3800 block of West Beltline Boulevard. The initial investigation said that a 46-year-old man was traveling west on West Beltline when he made contact with another vehicle, which was described as possibly a burgundy sedan with a broken back windshield.

Authorities said the collision caused the motorcyclist to slide sideways across the road before resting at a curb. At last check, the victim was in critical but stable condition at a local hospital.

Officials do not believe the victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372) or visiting www.midlandscrimestoppers.com or www.p3tips.com and click on the "submit a tip" tab. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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