Bicyclist struck by vehicle on Wrightsboro Road

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A bicyclist is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Sgt. Shane McDaniel said in a news release the STAR Team was investigating the incident, which occurred at Wrightsboro Road and Heard Avenue at 11:34 p.m. Wednesday, as a hit-and-run.

A dark-colored vehicle was stopped at the intersection, McDaniel said, but sped off when witnesses approached.

The bicyclist, who was not named, was rushed to Georgia Regents Medical Center with serious head injuries, McDaniel said.

The investigation is on-going.

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