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Police looking for driver accused of hitting cyclist in greater 5th Ward

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HOUSTON – Houston police officers are still trying to find the driver of a red or maroon vehicle who fled after hitting a man riding his bike on the 3200 block of the Eastex Freeway service road in July.

The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. on July 19.

Police said the man was riding his bicycle and stopped in the roadway to repair a mechanical issue.  

The driver was southbound on the service road when the cyclist was struck.

The man was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.