Last night at 10:17pm a reader wrote:
“Just saw a biker being loaded into an ambulance on H St bridge. Is he okay? They’d cut off clothes and he wasn’t moving. There was a bikeshare next to him. Hope he’s okay.”
“Street closer for pedestrian struck on 3rd and H St. NE. H St. from North capital to 3rd St/ both East and West Bound.”
Now NBC Washington reports it was a hit and run and police are looking for a gray Honda SUV:
“The bicyclist was taken to an area hospital with serious to life-threatening injuries.”
UPDATE from MPD:
“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a vehicle of interest in connection with a hit and run involving a bicyclist which occurred in the 200 block of H Street, Northeast.
On Thursday, May 1, 2014, at approximately 9:48 pm, an adult male operating a bicycle was travelling eastbound within the 200 block of H Street, Northeast, near Union Station, when he was struck by a dark grey, four-door, Honda Accord with unknown tags. The vehicle continued eastbound on H Street, NE, failing to stop.
Anyone with information about this vehicle or its driver is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”
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