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Driver Strikes Cyclist, Attempts To Flee Scene In Spartanburg

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Driver Strikes Cyclist, Attempts To Flee Scene In Spartanburg

Incident Reported Tuesday Morning

On the morning of Tuesday, April 16, 2024, a cyclist was struck by an SUV on Cannons Campground Road near Old Converse Road in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The incident was reported to officials at approximately 7:50 a.m.

Cyclist’s Condition and Investigation into the Incident

The cyclist, who was traveling north at the time of the collision, was hit from behind by the SUV. Officials report that the cyclist’s injuries, while unfortunate, are not life-threatening.

Following the incident, the SUV driver made an attempt to flee the scene. Officials say that a Spartanburg County deputy was nearby and promptly pursued the SUV, eventually catching up to the vehicle.

Investigation into the accident is ongoing, and it is still undetermined whether the driver of the SUV will face charges for their involvement in the accident.

Bystander Reactions and Local Concern

Locals have expressed concern over the safety of cyclists on major roads following the incident. One local resident, while shocked by the incident, was relieved to hear about the deputy’s swift response and action.

Continued Safety Efforts

Authorities are committed to ensuring the safety of cyclists and vehicular traffic, and this incident only fortifies their dedication to making Spartanburg roads safer. With this in mind, they urge drivers to exercise caution when driving near cyclists, and for cyclists to make sure they are noticeable to drivers while on the road.

Updates and More Information

Officials are expected to release more information in the coming days as the investigation into the incident continues. Until then, locals are asked to remain patient and to exercise caution on the roads to prevent similar incidents from occurring. Stay tuned to HERE News Network for updates on this story.

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