Cyclist injured by hit-and-run driver near Woodburn

The cyclist was flown to the hospital

A cyclist was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver on August 18, 2017. (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office)
A cyclist was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver on August 18, 2017. (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A cyclist was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver in Clackamas County Friday evening.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said callers reported the crash around 7:30 p.m. A 66-year-old man was hit by a car while riding his bike on S Elliott Prairie Road near Woodburn.

The victim was flown to the hospital by LifeFlight after the crash. Authorities said Saturday evening that he is still in the hospital.

Investigators are looking for information that may help find the driver who fled the scene. If you saw anything around the time of the crash or see a vehicle with fresh damage, call the sheriff’s office at 503.723.4949.