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EVENT: The preliminary investigation of the collision reveals that on November 26, 2010 at approximately 0940 hours, according to witnesses, an unknown bicyclist traveling east in the 600 block of Massachusetts Ave., N.W., turned south into the east alley along side of 650 Massachusetts Ave and struck two pedestrians who were walking north through the alley towards Massachusetts.
The striking bicyclist left the scene without making their identity.
A witness advised the bicyclist appeared to be a Hispanic male wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, black hair, and riding a BMX style bicycle, last scene riding south across I Street and then into the alley towards H Street NW.
Pedestrian #1, a 78 year old male suffered massive head trauma and was transported by Ambulance 16 to Howard University Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition.
Pedestrian #2, a 75 year old female suffered a minor abrasion to the back of the head and was transported to Howard Hospital where she was treated and released.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Detective Scott Earhardt at 202-698-0681.