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Arizona Department Of Public Safety (DPS) Searching For Green Jeep Liberty That Hit A Bicyclist

The Jeep Liberty fled from the scene meanwhile bicyclist in critical condition

Thursday, October 24, 2013 -

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TUCSON - DPS is searching for a 2005-2007 dark green Jeep Liberty that struck a bicyclist and fled from the scene. The hit and run collision occurred on October 24, 2013, at approximately 07:06 a.m.

The green Jeep Liberty was traveling eastbound on Ajo Way, approaching the I-19 southbound on ramp. A bicyclist was traveling westbound on the sidewalk along Ajo Way, approaching the same intersection. The bicyclist entered the crosswalk and was struck by the Jeep Liberty.

The Jeep Liberty was last seen by witnesses fleeing the scene, southbound on Interstate 19. The Jeep Liberty had damage to the front end and lost the grill during the collision.

The bicyclist was seriously injured and was transported to University of Arizona Medical Center.

The bicyclist is in critical condition.

If anyone has information, please call DPS at 520-746-4500.

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The Arizona Department of Public Safety is a state-level law enforcement agency whose mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the State of Arizona and its citizens.

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