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October 24, 2014

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Bicyclist injured in hit-and-run collision with SUV

Metro Police are investigating a hit-and-run collision Tuesday night between an sport utility vehicle and a bicycle that sent the cyclist to the hospital with minor injuries.

Officers responded to the incident at 7:54 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Lake Mead Boulevard and Christy Lane.

According to police, the cyclist, a 46-year-old woman from Las Vegas, was riding east on Lake Mead Boulevard and attempting to turn onto Christy Lane on a green light when a red SUV ran a red light and hit the bicycle.

The driver of the SUV left the scene eastbound on Lake Mead Boulevard.

The woman was taken to University Medical Center with minor injuries.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Metro Police at 702-828-3342 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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