The car police say hit a cyclist and then continued driving on Jan. 25. Photo courtesy of the Long Beach Police Department.

Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help finding a car connected to a hit-and-run crash that left a cyclist seriously injured last month.

The man was taking part in a group bike ride the night of Jan. 25 and traveling westbound on Fourth Street when the driver of a silver Nissan sedan with chrome rims going southbound on Atlantic Avenue hit him, according to the Long Beach Police Department. The driver of the sedan didn’t stop and left the scene, police said.


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Officers learned of the crash just before 10 p.m. and responded to the area where they found the man lying halfway on the sidewalk, police said. Officers aided the man until Long Beach Fire Department personnel arrived and transported him to a local hospital, according to authorities. His injuries were considered serious, but not life-threatening, they added.

Authorities asked anyone who may have seen the crash to contact LBPD detectives at 562-570-7355. Anonymous tips may be submitted through Crime Stoppers by calling 800-222-8477 or visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org.