CLEVELAND -- Police are searching for a driver who was involved in a hit-skip accident that sent an elderly man to the hospital Saturday morning.
The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. Police responded to the scene to find a bicyclist who was was seriously injured.
The cyclist, 76-year-old Charles Crays was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment. His condition is not known at this time.
Police believe Crays was headed south in the right shoulder of the Denison Avenue entrance ramp to I-71. That's when a car, headed in the same direction, lost control and struck Crays. He was thrown from the bike into the roadway.
The driver of the car continued south on I-71.
The suspect's car was described as a late 80's or early 90's 4-door Chevy Cavalier, dark blue in color. The car's windows were tinted and may have damage to the left front, left side and the windshield.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Cleveland Police Accident Investigation Unit at 216-623-5295.
Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216-252-7463 or Text messaging to TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).