Wilmington Police search for driver who hit bicyclist, didn’t stop

Suspected hit-and-run vehicle (Photo: Wilmington Police)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington police are searching for a hit and run suspect who ran into a bicyclist on Carolina Beach Road.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday in the 2500 block of Carolina Beach Road.

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Police say a bicyclist was crossing in front of a stop sign when a man in a white truck struck him, causing non-life threatening injuries, and then drove off.

The cyclist was cited for operating a bicycle on the wrong side of the roadway and failure to register.

If you have any information, contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use tip708.com