Officers with the Grand Junction Police Department responded to a hit and run in the area of North Avenue and Cannell Avenue on 08/1/23 at approximately 6:00 AM. A vehicle struck a bicyclist and fled the scene before first responders arrived. The male cyclist was transported to the hospital by the Grand Junction Fire Department with serious bodily injuries. Westbound North Avenue was closed from N 10th St through N 11th St while officers with the Grand Junction Police Department worked to investigate the incident. The roadway is now reopened.
The Grand Junction Police Department is asking for anyone with video or information about the hit and run to call non-emergency dispatch at 970-242-6707. Reference case number 23-35979.