Arundel police seek driver who struck bicyclist, fled

Driver in a 'small gray car,' investigators say

July 29, 2011|By The Baltimore Sun

Anne Arundel County police are seeking information about a hit and run driver who struck a male bicyclist about 7:47 p.m. Tuesday near Sandy Point Park on East College Parkway and then left the accident.

Police have identified the bicyclist as Steven Seigel, 59, of the 500 block of Fawn Walk in Annapolis. They say he was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment of his injuries. He is still hospitalized in critical condition, Shock Trauma spokeswoman Cindy Rivers said Friday.

According to police, the bicyclist was pedaling westbound on East College Parkway near Bay Head Road when he was struck from behind by a "small gray car" and thrown to the side of the road. Police say the driver continued west on East College Parkway.

Investigators ask anyone who witnessed this collision or may have information about it to call the Eastern District Police Station at 410-222-6145, Anne Arundel Police Communications at 410-222-8610 or the Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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