JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- Jacksonville Beach Police are investigating a hit and run crash involving a bicyclist.
The crash happened around 10:15 p.m. in the 1400 block of 3rd Street North.
A male bicyclist was crossing 3rd Street from East to West, according to a news release from Jacksonville Beach Police Department Public Information Officer Sergeant Tom Bingham.
As the bicyclist was crossing the road, Bingham said, a red or maroon 1992 - 1998 BMW being driven by a white female was traveling northbound struck the bicyclist. Bingham said the BMW was traveling at approximately 60 miles per hour. The posted speed limit at that intersection is 35 miles per hour.
The driver did not stop and left the scene of the crash.
The bicyclist, who was flown to Shands Jacksonville, received severe head injuries. Family members tell First Coast News he is 28-year-old Pascual Sales. He is currently in critical condition at Shands.
Bingham said the suspect's vehicle should have extensive right front end and right side damage as well as possible damage to the windshield's right side.
Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Jacksonville Beach Police Department at 904-270-1667.
First Coast News