Man injured in hit-and-run in Opelika

Man injured in hit-and-run in Opelika

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) – The Opelika Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a 72-year-old bicyclist.

On Tuesday at around 9 p.m., the 72-year-old man, who was wearing the proper safety equipment, was riding his bicycle along Pepperell Parkway when he was hit by an unknown vehicle.

The man was knocked off his bicycle to the ground and sustained injuries to his legs. He was taken to East Alabama Medical Center and is expected to be OK.

Anyone with any information on this accident or who can identify the car, or driver, that struck the victim is asked to contact the Opelika Police Department at (334)-705-5200 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334)-745-8665.

This is a developing story; check back for more updates.

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